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Bateman and others v Asda Stores Ltd

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contracts of employment | variation of contract | unilateral variation

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has held that an employer can reserve the right to vary employees' contracts unilaterally. Although varying a contractual term without notice or consultation can amount to a breach of the implied term of mutual trust and confidence, it was not asserted that there had been such a breach in this case and the employer's unilateral variation of a pay regime was therefore valid.