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Compromise agreements: Void compromise agreement did not prevent employment relationship continuing

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    Eastbourne Borough Council v Foster [2001] All ER (D) 135 (Jul) CA (0 other reports)

In Eastbourne Borough Council v Foster 11.7.01, the Court of Appeal holds that where a contract of employment was varied and subsequently terminated pursuant to a compromise agreement later found to be void, the original contract was repudiated by conduct, not brought to an end by mutual consent, and replaced by a new contract. This was what the reality of the situation demanded.