British Home Stores Ltd v Burchell

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
CourtEmployment Appeal Tribunal
Judgment Date1978
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  • Orr v Milton Keynes Council
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 1 February 2011
    ...been controversial, not least because it seems to have originated in a note in the Industrial Cases Reports of an EAT decision, British Home Stores v Burchell [1980] ICR 303, in which the employer was represented by counsel of great distinction, the employee did not appear at all and was n......
  • Foley v Post Office; HSBC Bank Plc (formerly Midland Bank Plc) v Madden
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 31 July 2000
    ...or unreasonableness of, a dismissal for a reason relating to the conduct of the employee, as expounded by Arnold J in British Home Stores Ltd v Burchell [1980] ICR 303 at 304 and 308G-H, and as approved and applied by this court in W Waddel & Co Ltd v Tepper [1980] ICR 286, remains binding ......
  • Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust v Roldan
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 13 May 2010
    ...principle to misconduct cases was described in the following terms by the Employment Appeal Tribunal (Arnold J presiding) in British Home Stores Ltd v Burchell [1978] IRLR 379, in a passage which has been cited with approval by the Court of Appeal (see e.g. Sainsbury's Supermarkets Ltd v Hi......
  • Beedell v West Ferry Printers Ltd
    • United Kingdom
    • Employment Appeal Tribunal
    • Invalid date
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  • The Curse of the Working Classes: Alcohol as a Workplace Issue
    • United Kingdom
    • Personnel Review Nbr. 19-5, May 1990
    • 1 May 1990
    ...for such belief, and that he carried out as much investigation as was reasonable in the circumstances (British Home Stores v. Burchell, [1978] IRLR 379). In the Wilson case, to which we referred earlier, the employee — a senior male nurse — was not asked by management how much he had consum......

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