Jones v F Sirl & Son (Furnishers) Ltd [1997] IRLR 493 EAT

Reports relating to this case:

  • Jones v F Sirl & Son (Furnishers) Ltd

    Date:
    1 September 1997

    In Jones v F Sirl & Son (Furnishers) Ltd [1997] IRLR 493 EAT, the EAT held that in deciding whether an employee left employment in consequence of a fundamental breach of contract by the employer, the industrial tribunal must determine whether the repudiatory breach was "the effective cause" of the resignation. It does not have to be the sole cause.