UK Supreme Court Grants Injunction to Stop Employer Going Ahead with Disciplinary Hearing

    View Authors March 2014
    As an employer you will already be aware that if you do not follow a fair disciplinary process then you are likely to end up with a finding of unfair dismissal in any subsequent Tribunal proceedings, but have you ever thought that you might be prevented from going ahead with the disciplinary process in the first place? This is what happened in West London Mental Health NHS Trust v Chhabra, when the Supreme Court granted an injunction to prevent an employer from pursuing allegations of gross misconduct at a disciplinary hearing.