Updated to reflect the Government's confirmation that fixed-term contracts can be extended so that employers can continue to pay fixed-term employees through funds from the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme.
The employment tribunal in this case concluded that it was open to an NHS trust to decide not to renew a consultant anaesthetist's fixed-term contract because it had recruited a number of permanent anaesthetists to take on the work.
The employment tribunal in this case concluded that it was not unfair for a university to decide against renewing an associate tutor's fixed-term contract because the work that he had been doing was taken over by permanent staff.
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