Jowitt v Pioneer Technology (UK) Ltd  IRLR 356 CA
Reports relating to this case:
- 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
- 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.
- 1 April 2003
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