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Constructive dismissal: Mishandling of successful appeal was breach of contract

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Patel v Folkestone Nursing Home Ltd [2018] 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.