ET's treatment of covertly recorded meetings - Phoenix House Ltd v Stockman [EAT] 05.07.19 (Unreported)


Wed, 10 Jul 2019

Modern technology meant that it was straightforward, and no longer uncommon, for employees to covertly record meetings occurring within employee relations disputes. How an employment tribunal would treat the making of such recordings depended on their purpose and the circumstances in which they were made. It remained good practice for parties to tell each other if they intended to make a recording, and failure to do so would generally amount to misconduct.




Category: Employment »  Disciplinary procedures; Dismissal; Tribunal procedure; Whistleblowing; Misconduct. Keyword(s): Evidence. Area(s) of law: Employment; Litigation.
Source: [2019] UKEAT 0284_17_0507

 

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