Edwards v Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust [2009] IRLR 822 HC

This issue has been concluded in Edwards v Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust; Botham v Ministry of Defence [2012] IRLR 129 SC. The Supreme Court held that employees may not recover damages in civil courts for loss suffered as a result of a breach of their contract of employment in relation to the manner of their dismissal unless the loss can be said to precede and be independent of the dismissal.

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