Minicab controller wins £5,000 for unfair sacking » National Taxi Association

A FORMER employee of a Henley minicab company has won an employment tribunal. Paul Martin claimed he was unfairly dismissed from County Cars in October last year when the owner Richard Oxley returned from holiday. The 60-year-old had been working as a controller for the company, which is based in Station Road, for almost three years. He said: “I took on the job because I had recently suffered from cancer which was quite serious, and I had to have my right kidney removed. “I was offered the job and I took it, but the hours I worked soon got increased and were always being changed. “Richard came back from holiday and said that he could not afford me any more. He said I just had to go. “I was dumbfounded when it happened. “The work was a little bit below what I normally would do but I am 60 and you have to take what you can get. “I was quite gutted, and I just sort of left. T...

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