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Hello. My name is***** am a licensed lawyer from the UK.
I would advise to explain your circumstances and state the fact that you are not responsible or liable for this inaction. This was merely a human error committed by your colleague.
Furthermore, it would be beneficial to explain that you have always acted in good faith and have been working at Sainsburys for an extensive period without any issues.
The inaction by your colleague was not that serious and it does not justify your dismissal.
The reason for my disagreement is that your dismissal would not be classified as unfair but rather disproportionate and unjustified to an extreme.
The law says it’s always unfair if you’re dismissed because of:
If your dismissal is because of one or both of these reasons, you can challenge it.
It’s always ‘automatically unfair’ if you’re dismissed because you:
There are 5 legal reasons for dismissal that are ‘potentially fair’. This means it might be fair if you were dismissed because:
That was the justification for my legal advice, it would be better to reach an agreement and settlement, rather than claiming you have been treated unfairly, I know this isn't exactly what you want to hear, but I think there's a higher chance of reaching an agreement if you assume your liability.
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