Ian as an expert commenter in People Management
Posted on 8th November 2022 at 11:45
The case concernes a pharmacy assistant unfairly and wrongfully dismissed by 'hot headed' director over anonymous complaint.
The claimant was dismissed without correct procedure, and her employer then went on to try to cover up the fact that the dismissal was wrongful.
Ian is quoted "employers hoping to paper over any cracks in a dismissal could pay the price. “Any attempt to cover one’s tracks by trying to mislead the tribunal is doomed to failure,” he said, adding that, if mistakes are made in a process, the best way of dealing with them is to acknowledge them and “try to put them right, properly, by applying a fair procedure – not trying to rewrite the past”. "
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