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Employee's notice period began when she read dismissal letter

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    Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust v Haywood [2018] UKSC 22 SC (0 other reports)

Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust v Haywood [2018] UKSC 22 SC

dismissal | written notice of dismissal | effective service

In Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust v Haywood, the Supreme Court held that, where an employee was dismissed by letter, her notice period began when she read the letter, or had a reasonable opportunity to do so.