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EAT provides guidance on when continuity of employment does not arise in the NHS

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    Winchester and Eastleigh Healthcare NHS Trust v Walker EAT/0048/11 (0 other reports)

unfair dismissal | basic award | continuity of employment

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has confirmed that continuity of employment, for the purposes of calculating a claimant's basic award for unfair dismissal, does not arise in the NHS, where the claimant has worked for several different health service employers, unless s.218(8) of the Employment Rights Act 1996 (ERA) or the TUPE legislation applies.