Unfair dismissal remedies: Duty to mitigate does not include duty to appeal
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Lock v Connell Estate Agents  IRLR 444 EAT (0 other reports)
A dismissed employee's failure to pursue an internal appeal procedure after their dismissal cannot, as a matter of law, amount to a failure to mitigate their loss, holds the EAT in Lock v Connell Estate Agents.
Mr Lock had been employed in the same estate agent business since 1975, although the company had changed hands several times.