Force bids to stop £500,000 claim – BBC News

Posted May 9th, 2008 in damages, disciplinary procedures, news, police by sally

“Nine detectives, who were cleared of misusing Cumbria Police vehicles, are facing a delay in hearing whether they can sue the force for £500,000 damages.”

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BBC News, 8th May 2008

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

‘Racist, sexist’ officer demoted – BBC News

Posted May 2nd, 2008 in disciplinary procedures, news, police by sally

“A police sergeant has been demoted for bringing ‘disgrace on his force’ by making racist and sexist comments while on duty.”

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BBC News, 2nd May 2008

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Met ‘let down’ victim killed by her family – The Guardian

Posted April 3rd, 2008 in disciplinary procedures, domestic violence, murder, news, police by sally

“Two Metropolitan Police officers are to face disciplinary proceedings over their treatment of a young woman who was tortured and murdered in a so-called ‘honour killing’ case after the police watchdog concluded yesterday she had been ‘let down’ by them.”

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The Guardian, 3rd April 2008

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Airbus UK Ltd v Webb – Times Law Reports

Posted February 26th, 2008 in disciplinary procedures, dismissal, law reports, time limits, tribunals by sally

Airbus UK Ltd v Webb

Court of Appeal

“An employment tribunal was entitled to find that an employee’s dismissal for misconduct was fair, even though the employer, in his response to the reason for the dismissal, had taken account of previous similar misconduct which was the subject of an expired final warning.”

The Times, 26th February 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Please note the Times Law Reports are only available free on Times Online for 21 days from the date of publication.

Employee’s past can contribute to dismissal despite expired warnings, says judge – OUT-LAW.com

Posted February 12th, 2008 in disciplinary procedures, dismissal, news, time limits by sally

“An employee’s past conduct can be taken into account when dismissing them, even if that conduct was the subject of a written warning which has since expired, the Court of Appeal has ruled.”

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OUT-LAW.com, 12th February 2008

Source: www.out-law.com

Regina (Haase) v Independent Adjudicator – Times Law Reports

Posted February 11th, 2008 in disciplinary procedures, law reports, prison officers by sally

Regina (Haase) v Independent Adjudicator

Queen’s Bench Division

“Prison disciplinary hearings by independent adjudicators, in which the prosecution case was presented by a prison officer who might also be a witness, were not incompatible with the right to a fair trial guaranteed by article 6 of the European Convention on Human Rights.”

The Times, 11th February 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Please note the Times Law Reports are only available free on Times Online for 21 days from the date of publication.

Bar consults on the future of the Bar’s complaints and disciplinary processes – Bar Standards Board

Posted December 14th, 2007 in barristers, complaints, consultations, disciplinary procedures by sally

“The Bar Standards Board (BSB) has today announced the start of a new consultation seeking views on significant changes to the way in which complaints about barristers, and any subsequent disciplinary proceedings, are handled.”

Full press release

Bar Standards Board, 12th December 2007

Source: www.barstandardsboard.org.uk

Church suspends adulterous vicar – The Times

Posted November 26th, 2007 in Church of England, clergy, disciplinary procedures, news by sally

“The first vicar to appear before a new Church of England disciplinary tribunal has been suspended for four years for having an affair with a married woman.”

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The Times, 24th November 2007

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Police tribunal over killing case – BBC News

Posted October 4th, 2007 in disciplinary procedures, news, police by sally

“Two detectives who investigated the stabbing of a young father months before he was murdered are facing a Met Police disciplinary hearing.”

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BBC News, 4th October 2007

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‘Adulterous’ vicar first before secret court – The Times

Posted October 4th, 2007 in Church of England, clergy, disciplinary procedures, news by sally

“A vicar who allegedly had an affair with a married parishioner became the first member of the clergy to appear before a secretive new Church of England disciplinary tribunal yesterday.”

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The Times, 4th October 2007

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Barristers facing disciplinary action to be named online – The Times

Posted September 27th, 2007 in barristers, disciplinary procedures, news by sally

“Barristers facing disciplinary charges will for the first time have the details published on a website, it was announced yesterday.”

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The Times, 26th September 2007

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk