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Gisda CYF v Barratt

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unfair dismissal | time limits | effective date of termination

The Court of Appeal has held that the effective date of termination of an employee who was dismissed for gross misconduct was the date on which she opened and read the letter from her employer informing her of the dismissal.

Gisda CYF informed Ms Barratt in a letter written and posted on 29 November 2006 that she was being summarily dismissed for gross misconduct.