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Resignation

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  • Date:
    1 May 1992
    Type:
    Law reports

    Dismissal: Special circumstances should delay acceptance of resignation

    In Kwik-Fit (GB) Ltd v Lineham the EAT holds that an industrial tribunal was entitled to find that an employee who resigned in the heat of the moment was dismissed unfairly.

  • Date:
    31 March 1987
    Type:
    Law reports

    Dismissal: Resignation caused by the employer's bad faith amounts to a dismissal

    In Caledonian Mining Company Ltd v Bassett and another the EAT holds that an industrial tribunal was entitled to conclude, on the facts before it, that a group of employees had been dismissed within the meaning of s.83(2) of the Employment Protection (Consolidation) Act 1978 when they were inveigled into resigning by their employers.

  • Date:
    1 June 1981
    Type:
    Law reports

    Sothern v Franks Charlesly & Co

    In Sothern v Franks Charlesly & Co [1981] IRLR 278 CA, the Court of Appeal held that the words "I am resigning" are not ambiguous, so that a reasonable employer would not have interpreted the words when used by the respondent employee as a resignation in the circumstances of the present case.