Baldwin v British Coal Corporation [1995] IRLR 139 HC

Reports relating to this case:

  • Contracts of employment: Employee "traded" notice rights for redundancy bonus

    1 July 1994

    An employee who took voluntary redundancy on very short notice in order to receive a bonus payable only to employees dismissed by a certain date, could not later claim damages representing pay in lieu of his contractual notice entitlement, holds the High Court in Baldwin v British Coal Corporation.