Eastwood and another v Magnox Electric plc [2002] IRLR 447 CA

Reports relating to this case:

  • End to big stress payouts

    Date:
    1 November 2002

    A Court of Appeal ruling could mean the days of massive county court compensation pay-outs for cases of stress are numbered.

  • Court's ruling could cut big stress payouts

    Date:
    10 September 2002

    The number of massive compensation payouts awarded for stress by the county courts could be slashed following a Court of Appeal ruling.

  • On appeal: Holiday pay, dismissal and mitigating loss

    Date:
    9 July 2002

    Continuing our regular series on the implications of recent significant cases, Sarah Keeble, a partner in the Olswang Employment Group, looks at the issues.

  • Implied terms: No common law remedy where unfair treatment culminates in dismissal

    Date:
    15 May 2002

    In Eastwood and Williams v Magnox Electric plc, the Court of Appeal holds that employees who claimed that they were subjected to months of bullying and harassment and then unfairly dismissed, could not bring a county court claim for damages for breach of either the implied term of mutual trust and confidence or the duty of care owed by the employer to the employee.