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Breach of contract

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  • Case round-up: wrongful dismissals

    Date:
    4 May 2004
    Type:
    Law reports

    This week's case round-up from Eversheds, covering wrongful dismissals.

  • Case round up

    Date:
    1 April 2004
    Type:
    Law reports

    Our resident experts at Pinsents bring you a comprehensive update on all the latest decisions that could affect your organisation, and advice on what to do about them.

  • Whitely v Marton Electrical Ltd

    Date:
    1 April 2004
    Type:
    Law reports

    In Whitely v Marton Electrical Ltd [2003] IRLR 197 EAT, the Employment Appeal Tribunal held that the dismissal of a modern apprentice before the completion of his training was a breach of contract.

  • Case round-up: dismissals for gross misconduct and losses of opportunity to claim unfair dismissal

    Date:
    30 March 2004
    Type:
    Law reports

    This week's case round-up from Eversheds covering: dismissals for gross misconduct and losses of opportunity to claim unfair dismissal.

  • Implied term of trust and confidence: Employer breached trust and confidence term in disabled employee's contract

    Date:
    5 December 2003
    Type:
    Law reports

    In Meikle v Nottinghamshire County Council, the EAT holds that an employment tribunal erred in law in applying a subjective test rather than the correct objective test to the issue of whether the employer had acted in repudiatory breach of the implied contractual trust and confidence term.

  • Damages: Loss of chance to claim unfair dismissal not recoverable at common law

    Date:
    17 October 2003
    Type:
    Law reports

    In Virgin Net Ltd v Harper, the EAT holds that under s.97(2) of the Employment Rights Act 1996, where a contract of employment is terminated without notice, the effective date of termination ("EDT") can be extended only to the end of the statutory notice period to which the employee is entitled, and not the contractual notice period.

  • Implied trust and confidence term: CEO's abusive and intemperate outbursts breached "trust and confidence" term

    Date:
    17 October 2003
    Type:
    Law reports

    In Horkulak v Cantor Fitzgerald International the High Court holds that the employer was in repudiatory breach of the implied contractual "trust and confidence" term when its CEO subjected a senior manager to outbursts of foul, abusive and intemperate language and threats of dismissal which undermined his authority and caused him emotional trauma.

  • Case round-up

    Date:
    1 September 2003
    Type:
    Law reports

    Our resident experts at Pinsent Curtis Biddle bring you a comprehensive update on all the latest decisions that could affect your organisation, and advice on what to do about them.

  • Case round-up

    Date:
    1 July 2003
    Type:
    Law reports

    Our resident experts at Pinsents bring you a comprehensive update on all the latest decisions that could affect your organisation, and advice on what to do about them.

  • Breach of contract - claim brought in employment tribunal

    Type:
    Quick reference

    A table summarising the maximum award for a breach of contract claim brought in an employment tribunal.

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