Brompton v AOC International Ltd and Unum Ltd [1997] IRLR 639 CA

Reports relating to this case:

  • Contracts of employment: Employee did not abandon long-term sickness rights

    Date:
    1 December 1997

    An employee's entitlement to benefit under his employer's permanent health insurance scheme was not terminated merely because he undertook some different work while incapacitated from working in his original job, as the scheme provided for payment of reduced benefits in such circumstances, holds the Court of Appeal in Brompton v (1) AOC International Ltd (2) Unum Ltd.