Rolls Royce Plc v Riddle - Strike out for failure to actively pursue claim  EAT
Rolls Royce (RR) dismissed Mr Riddle. He complained to an employment tribunal of unfair dismissal. A hearing was listed for 19 March 2007. Mr Riddle sought a postponement as he was ill, which was refused. RR attended, fully prepared for the hearing, on 19th; Mr Riddle did not. The case was adjourned and listed for a PHR on 9 July. Mr Riddle did not provide a doctor's note as required by the tribunal.