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Construction of contract: Teachers without written contracts did not all have the same notice period

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    Atkinson and others v Governors of St Michael's School EAT/142/98 (0 other reports)

In Atkinson and others v Governors of St Michael's School 11.2.99 EAT 142/98, the EAT holds that an employment tribunal was wrong to imply into the employment contracts of teachers, only some of whose letters of appointment did not refer to notice, the notice clause in a standard-form contract by reference to which none of them had been appointed. There were three categories of teacher to whom different considerations applied depending on the terms of their individual letters of appointment.