Posted notice of dismissal effective only when received by employee
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Newcastle upon Tyne NHS Foundation Trust v Haywood  EWCA Civ 153 (0 other reports)
Newcastle upon Tyne NHS Foundation Trust v Haywood  EWCA Civ 153
dismissal | written notice of dismissal | effective service
The Court of Appeal has held that, in the absence of an express term in the employment contract, a posted notice of dismissal is effective only when it is "actually communicated" to the employee.