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Insolvency: Receivers not liable for unfair dismissal compensation

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    Albion Automotive Ltd and others v James Shaw and others [1995] EAT (0 other reports)

Compensation for unfair dismissal was not a liability "on" employees' contracts of employment "adopted" by administrative receivers, within the meaning of the Insolvency Act 1986, holds the EAT in Albion Automotive Ltd and others v Shaw and others 11.10.95 EAT 523/94 and others. The employees could not therefore complain of unfair dismissal against the receivers.

Subsection 44(1) of the Insolvency Act 1986 provides: "(1) The administrative receiver of a company.