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Variation of contract terms: The variation of a car allowance scheme should have been accompanied by transitional protection

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    Birmingham City Council v Wetherill and others [2007] IRLR 781 CA (0 other reports)

In Wetherill & Ors v Birmingham City Council [2007] EWCA Civ 599 the Court of Appeal held that a local authority was entitled to vary a car allowance scheme unilaterally, but was in breach of contract by failing to provide adequate transitional protection for affected employees.