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Contracts of employment: Employer was entitled to make long-term sick employee redundant

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    Hill v General Accident Fire & Life Assurance Corporation plc [1998] IRLR 641 CS (0 other reports)

In Hill v General Accident Fire and Life Assurance Corporation plc [1998] IRLR 641, the Outer House of the Court of Session holds that there was no breach of the implied duty of mutual trust and confidence when an employer made an employee redundant while he was in receipt of contractual sick pay and had a prospective contractual entitlement to long-term sickness benefit.

In July 1988, Mr Hill accepted an offer of employment from the General Accident Fire and Life Assurance Corporation plc ("GA").