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Constructive dismissal 'last straw' update

  • 20 September 2018
The law on constructive dismissal has been under the spotlight.  Sometimes, employees claim constructive dismissal because of a 'last straw' which pushes them over the edge. The courts have recently considered whether a fair disciplinary process – no matter what the outcome – can...

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Variation of contract

  • 02 September 2018
How easy is it for an employer to impose a pay freeze? In Abrahall v Nottingham City Council, the Court of Appeal decided that a group of employees had not 'agreed' to a pay freeze when they continued to work without protest afterwards. In 2011, the Council imposed a two year pay freeze. The...

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