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HR's oral assurance over pay increase did not trump contract

This report relates to 1 case(s)

Equality and Human Rights Commission v Earle [2014] IRLR 845 EAT

contract of employment | pay progression and review | pre-contractual statement

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has held that an entire agreement clause was effective in precluding reliance on a prior oral assurance given by HR that salary would increase by annual increments subject to satisfactory performance.