Employment law cases

Harper v Virgin Net Ltd [2004] IRLR 390 CA

Reports relating to this case:

  • Damages: EDT is end of statutory notice in summary dismissals

    21 May 2004

    In Harper v Virgin Net Ltd the Court of Appeal holds under s.97(2) of the Employment Rights Act 1996, where an employee is summarily dismissed, that employee's effective date of termination ("EDT") is only extended to the end of the statutory notice period to which he or she would have been entitled, and not to the end of their contractual notice period.