How can I help with this please?
Hello, my name is ***** ***** my colleague has asked me to assist with your query as it is more my area of law. How long did he work there for?
Thank you. Even if there may have been a potential challenge on the way this was handled, the issue is that he is now sadly out of time to do anything about it. His claim would have been for unfair dismissal and there is a strict time limit of 3 months from the date of dismissal to make the claim in the employment tribunal. Even if the grounds for claiming had become apparent at a later stage, the time limit still remains the same and the date from which the 3 months is counted is still the date of dismissal. So if he was dismissed in February then any claim over this must have been submitted some time in May at the latest. We are clearly past that stage now so he is legally time barred from challenging the employer’s decision.
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