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Breach of contract: Supreme Court limits damages recoverable for breach of contractual disciplinary procedure

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In Edwards v Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust; Botham v Ministry of Defence [2012] IRLR 129 SC, the Supreme Court held that the principle in Johnson v Unisys Ltd that the implied term of trust and confidence does not allow recovery of damages for loss arising from the manner of dismissal applies equally to alleged breaches of express contractual terms.