Crees v Royal London Mutual Insurance Society Ltd [1998] IRLR 245 CA

Reports relating to this case:

  • Sick mothers gain protection

    Date:
    1 May 1998

    In the joined cases Kwik Save Stores Ltd v Greaves and Crees v Royal London Mutual Insurance (27 February 1998) EOR79A, the Court of Appeal has ruled that a woman "returns to work" from extended maternity leave when she gives the employer the requisite 21 days' written notice of the day of return.

  • Maternity rights: Exercise of right to return does not require actual return

    Date:
    1 April 1998

    In (1) Crees v Royal London Mutual Insurance Society Ltd and (2) Greaves v Kwik Save Stores Ltd, the Court of Appeal holds that two employees completely and effectively exercised the right to return to work following extended maternity leave when they notified their employers of the day on which they proposed to return.