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Pay in lieu of notice: PILON due despite gross misconduct discovered after dismissal

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In Cavenagh v William Evans Ltd [2012] IRLR 679 CA, the Court of Appeal held that an employer that elected to terminate a contract of employment by making explicit use of an express pay in lieu of notice clause could not avoid the obligation to make the payment in lieu of notice by relying on prior misconduct by the employee that was not noticed until after the dismissal.