Telecoms business Netcom Consultants UK sacked Antonio Fernandes on 15 December 1999 following an internal disciplinary hearing into non-payment of the company’s tax and pension fund contributions.
After hearing evidence from both sides and from a recruitment consultant, a North London tribunal was today unable to decide on the level of Fernandes? compensation because of a lack of time.
The case is the first ‘whistleblower’ unfair dismissal case under the Public Interest Disclosure provisions. At a hearing last month, the employment tribunal concluded that Fernandes had been intimidated and pressurised to resign by Netcom’s management so that the firm’s financial affairs could be covered up.
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