Updated to include information on Private Medicine Intermediaries Ltd v Hodkinson and others, in which the EAT upheld the finding of constructive dismissal in circumstances where the employer had raised performance concerns with an employee on sick leave.
In DLA Piper's latest case report, Francis v Pertemps Recruitment Partnership Ltd, the claimant successfully argued that he was dismissed when the work that he was carrying out for a specific client, identified specifically in the contract of employment, came to an end.
A model letter to an employee where there is mutual agreement that he or she will leave the organisation.
The Court of Appeal holds in Asamoah-Boakye v Walter Rodney Housing Association Ltd that there was no termination by mutual agreement where the parties failed to agree on all the terms of the agreement, including the incorporation of those terms into a valid compromise agreement, with the result that it was never signed by the parties.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to termination of employment by mutual consent.