Diocese of Southwark v Coker [1996] ICR 896 EAT

Reports relating to this case:

  • Contracts of employment: Assistant curate is not an "employee"

    15 October 1996

    In Diocese of Southwark v Coker, the EAT overrules an industrial tribunal's decision that an assistant curate in the Church of England was an "employee" rather than a mere "office-holder" for the purposes of bringing an unfair dismissal complaint.