Claire Thomas is managing associate, and Chris McAvoy, Joelle Parkinson, David Rintoul, and Gerri Hurst associates at Addleshaw Goddard LLP. They round up the latest rulings.
Definition from the XpertHR glossary.
In Garratt v Mirror Group Newspapers Ltd  IRLR 591 CA, the Court of Appeal held that an employee's contract contained an implied term that an enhanced redundancy payment would be made only if he signed a compromise agreement.
Claire Benson is managing associate and Caroline Jacobs and Chris McAvoy are associates at Addleshaw Goddard LLP. They round up the latest rulings.
The Court of Appeal has confirmed that a director who has failed to disclose a benefit to his or her fellow directors will be in breach of the fiduciary duties of loyalty and "no conflict", even where there is no loss to the company.
The Court of Appeal has upheld a county court judgment that a term implied through custom and practice meant that an enhanced redundancy payment was conditional on the employee entering into a compromise agreement.
In this case, the tribunal had to determine whether or not the employer had an implied contractual right to lay off an employee.
Helen Samuel, associate solicitor and Anna Bridges, associate solicitor, at Addleshaw Goddard, detail the latest rulings.
This week's case of the week, provided by DLA Piper, covers changes to terms and conditions.
A tribunal has found that an office equipment and electrical goods sales manager had been unfairly dismissed and awarded him around £23,000.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to implied contractual terms.