Jowitt v Pioneer Technology (UK) Ltd [2003] IRLR 356 CA

Reports relating to this case:

  • On appeal

    Date:
    24 June 2003

    Continuing our series on the implications of recent significant cases, Anthony Korn, a barrister at 199 Strand Chambers, looks at the issues surrounding some employment-related disputes.

  • Contracts of employment: Employer was under freestanding contractual obligation to make disability payments

    Date:
    20 June 2003

    In Pioneer Technology (UK) Ltd v Jowitt, the Court of Appeal holds that a contractual clause that, independently of the employer's insurance policy, provided for long-term disability payments to be made to employees no longer able to work due to illness or injury, amounted to a freestanding obligation on the employer to provide such payments to a qualifying employee in circumstances where cover was excluded by the insurance policy.

  • Case round up

    Date:
    1 April 2003

    Our resident experts at Pinsent Curtis Biddle bring you a comprehensive update on all the latest decisions that could affect your organisation, and advice on what to do about them.