Charles Letts & Co Ltd v Howard EAT 1976

Charles Letts & Co Ltd v Howard [1976] IRLR 248, EAT on 21st June 1976

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Authority for the proposition that:-

while swearing and use of bad, abusive or obscene language can amount to misconduct which could justify dismissal in a particularly bad case (assuming appropriate disciplinary procedures have been followed), all circumstances have to be taken into account, in particular whether the employee was given a chance to apologise.

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