In Burlo v Langley and another  EWCA Civ 1778 the Court of Appeal holds that an employee's compensation for lack of notice was restricted to her actual loss where she would have been in receipt of statutory sick pay during the notice period.
This week's case round-up from Eversheds, covering unenforceable contract clauses.
The operation of the Working Time Regulations 1998 has caused some difficulties, most recently in defining what is meant by 'holiday' for those on long-term sickness absence.
In Commissioners of Inland Revenue v Ainsworth and others, the Court of Appeal holds that workers absent through long-term sick leave who have exhausted their entitlement to sick pay are not entitled to four weeks' holiday pay when they have done no work during the leave year.
This week's case round-up from Eversheds, covering constructive dismissal and taxation of pay in lieu of notice.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to payments on termination.