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Contracts of employment: Frustration and long-term illness

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    Williams v Watsons Luxury Coaches Ltd [1990] IRLR 164 EAT (0 other reports)

The doctrine of frustration should be severely limited in its scope when applied to employment contracts. It could otherwise harm good industrial relations, by providing an easy escape from those obligations of investigation which ought to be carried out by conscientious employers, advises the EAT in Williams v Watsons Luxury Coaches Ltd.