James v Blockbuster Entertainment Ltd: CA 23 Oct 2008

The claimant renewed his application for leave to appeal.
Held: The claimant’s first ground was unarguable. His original application failed to comply with the requirements of the 2002 Act. On the second ground, the tribunal had disagreed with the claimant but not made an error of law. As to the second hearing, the tribunal had reached an adverse view of the claimant, and on the facts were entitled to that view, and no point of law arose.
[2008] EWCA Civ 1158
Employment Act 2002
England and Wales
See AlsoJames v Blockbuster Entertainment Ltd EAT 6-Oct-2005
EAT Practice and Procedure
Strike out case. ET struck out two claims for failing to comply with tribunal orders. Whether a proportionate sanction; whether they erred on a proper understanding of facts. . .
See AlsoBlockbuster Entertainment Ltd v James CA 25-May-2006
The defendant company appealed against an order re-instating the claimants’ claims for damages for race discrimination and victimisation after they had been struck out for wilful disobedience of the tribunal’s orders.
Held: When making a . .
Appeal fromJames v Blockbuster Entertainment Ltd EAT 18-Aug-2006
EAT Practice and Procedure – Costs
Costs orders for andpound;10,000 and andpound;1000 did not exceed the statutory maximum order Reg 14. Order for andpound;10000 made after striking-out order; that order was . .
CitedHendricks v The Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis CA 27-Nov-2002
The appellant appealed a finding of the Employment Appeal Tribunal against her. She had complained of sex and race discrimination. She alleged that the Tribunal had concentrated on the issues of policy within the respondent police force.
Held: . .
CitedCanary Wharf Management Limited v Edebi EAT 3-Mar-2006
EAT Practice and Procedure – striking-out/dismissal
Grievance procedures. Were they complied with? Held not to be in the circumstances of this case. Observations on what counts as compliance and how . .
CitedSelkent Bus Co Ltd v Moore EAT 2-May-1996
The claimant had been summarily dismissed. His application at first made no mention of a complaint that it had related to his trades union activities. He wrote to the secretary seeking amendment of his claim to include a claim that his dismissal was . .

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