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Olatunji v Network Rail Infrastructure Ltd - tribunal erred in decision on costs

The EAT judgment headnote reads:

The Employment Tribunal struck out the Claimant’s case after she did not appear. It ordered her to show cause why she should not pay £10,000 costs. She submitted details of her ability to pay. The Employment Judge held without reasons that she had failed to show cause. This was an error. On the Claimant’s appeal, the Respondent made no submission and the parties consented to the EAT deciding the issue without remission. £750 costs ordered.

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