Season 5, Episode 2: This is our “listen and learn” season of podcasts. The ELiYP team tell a story, week by week, about a situation which the team has encountered. The team then discuss the law relating to that situation. One story told week by week.
Simon, Donna and Jack discuss Bruce. Bruce is employed as a scientist. He makes a serious error in his job and his employers are considering whether or not that error amounts to gross misconduct. Ultimately Bruce’s employers choose to do nothing with him on the basis of his early admission, his reflection and his remorse. However the following week, an anonymous complaint is received by his employers. The complaint is alleged to have been received from Bruce’s colleagues. The complaint alleges that Bruce has knowingly made errors in the past. The complaints end by stating, “Speak to Rick. He will back up what we say”. What should the Managing Director, Tony do?
Find out the team’s views on when to investigate an anonymous complaint. And listen carefully to Donna’s heart-felt apology to the well-known actress who was mentioned in Episode one.
The Blackadders Employment Team
Winners of the Scottish Legal Awards 2019 ‘Employment Team of the Year’ Award and finalists of the ‘Legal Technology Award’.
Simon Allison -Winner of the ‘Lawyer of the Year Award’ at the 2018 Scottish Legal Awards
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