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Circle Anglia Ltd v Simons - no interference by EAT in decision on contribution

The EAT will be slow to interfere on appeal where an ET has correctly directed itself in law and has made findings of fact sustainable on the evidence.

An employment tribunal, by majority, ruled that Mr Simons had been unfairly dismissed by Circle Anglia Ltd (CA); however, unanimously it considered his contribution to his dismissal to have been 55% (the Employment Judge, in the minority, believed the dismissal fair or, if unfair, would have found 100% contribution, and CA was pressing for 70%).

Circle Anglia appealed to the EAT - but lost.

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