Constructive dismissal: Mishandling of successful appeal was breach of contract
Patel v Folkestone Nursing Home Ltd  IRLR 924 CA (1 other report)
Patel v Folkestone Nursing Home Ltd  IRLR 924 CA
constructive dismissal | implied term of trust and confidence | appeal process
In Patel v Folkestone Nursing Home Ltd, the Court of Appeal held that, by failing to deal with the more serious allegation in the appeal letter, the employer had breached the implied duty to maintain trust and confidence in the employment relationship.