Vokes Ltd v Bear

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
Judgment Date1973
CourtNational Industrial Relations Court
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  • Spencer v Paragon Wallpapers Ltd
    • United Kingdom
    • Employment Appeal Tribunal
    • Invalid date
    ... ... Merseyside and North Wales Electricity Board v. Taylor [1975] I.C.R. 185 ... Tan v. Berry Bros. & Rudd Ltd. [1974] I.C.R. 586, N.I.R.C ... Vokes Ltd. v. Bear [1974] I.C.R. 1, N.I.R.C ... No additional cases were cited in argument ... Appeal from an industrial tribunal sitting at Manchester ... ...
  • Mrs Lorraine Jackson v Advance Building Contracts Ltd: S/4102389/2017
    • United Kingdom
    • Employment Tribunal
    • 12 March 2018
    ...of associated employers of the Respondents fell to be treated as one with the Respondents. Mr Bradley referred us to Vokes Ltd v Bear [1974] ICR 1 as authority for the proposition that it was not reasonable for the to dismiss the Claimant as redundant without first trying to find her altern......
  • Polkey v A. E. Dayton Services Ltd
    • United Kingdom
    • House of Lords
    • 19 November 1987
    ...of the embezzlement affects the amount of the compensation, but not the issue of fair or unfair dismissal." 8Again in Vokes Ltd. v. Bear [1974] I.C.R. 1, 5 Sir Hugh Griffiths, referring to the statutory predecessor of this section, said: "We are unable to accept the submission that 'the cir......
  • Mr N Hopgood v S Walsh & Sons Ltd: 3202334/2020
    • United Kingdom
    • Employment Tribunal
    • 20 September 2021
    ...37. There is a requirement on an employer to make efforts to find alternative employment for a redundant employee (Vokes Ltd v Bear [1973] IRLR 363). the duty is only to take reasonable steps and not every conceivable step to find alternative employment (Quinton Hazell Ltd v Earl [1976] IRL......
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  • Redundancy in the context of unfair dismissal- a comparative analysis of the antigua model
    • Barbados
    • Caribbean Law Review No. 4-2, December 1994
    • 1 December 1994
    ...21 criticised the use of the guidelines, warned that they were becoming overworked and increasingly misapplied in cases of small non- 19 [1974] I.C.R.1 . 20 [1982] I.R.L.R. 83. 21 [1 9 83 ] I.R.L.R . 122. unionised employers, and further warned against using the guidelines as a "shopping li......

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