Whitbread plc t/a Whitbread Berni Inns v Flattery and others EAT/287/94, EAT/531/94, EAT/683/94

Reports relating to this case:

  • Redundancy: Four-week closure was not temporary cessation of business

    Date:
    1 September 1995

    The closure of a hotel restaurant for four weeks, to allow refurbishment to reflect its change of style to a "brasserie", did not amount to a temporary cessation of business for the purposes of the statutory definition of redundancy, holds the EAT in Whitbread plc t/a Whitbread Berni Inns v Flattery and others.