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Afolayan v (1) MRCS Ltd (2) Rhys-Taylor - Finding of 100% contributory fault was not safe - [2008] EAT

Following an incident at the chidrens' home where he worked, Mr Afolayan was dismissed. An employment tribunal accepted that the dismissal was for misconduct and this was a reasonable conclusion to reach. However it concluded that the dismissal was unfair due to procedural flaws, in particular a biased internal appeal. Even so it considered that Mr Afolayan had contributed 100% to his dismissal, and so awarded him no compensation. Mr Afoloyan appealed.

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