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Constructive dismissal: Manager's practical joke breached contract

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    Hurley v East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust ET/2300231/19 (0 other reports)

Hurley v East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust ET/2300231/19

constructive dismissal | implied term of trust and confidence | unfair dismissal

In Hurley v East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust, an employment tribunal held that the employee had been unfairly constructively dismissed and that the line manager's practical joke was, of itself, sufficient to amount to a fundamental breach of contract.