In this season, we take a look at the stories making the headlines and ask, “Is this case for real? How did the employer get away with that? And what is the law behind the headlines?”
In this episode, Simon and Jack discuss the headline, “What?????? University Lecturer wins £15k for using too many question marks in texts – but Judge rules excessive punctuation IS unnecessary aggressive”. They consider the employment tribunal case of Sobnack v Loughborough University where, although the tribunal found Dr Sobnack’s dismissal to have been unfair, it reduced the award on the basis of his blameworthy conduct. Simon also sings all the Leicester City Football Club songs he knows. (It’s fortunately just the one. Sung twice)
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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