| Commentary

(1) Generally

| Commentary

F.     Statutory minimum notice of termination

(1)     Generally

Subject to a length of qualifying service (see para [434]), every employee is entitled to a minimum period of notice of dismissal from their employer, if, but only if, it is necessary to give notice in order lawfully to terminate the contract (ERA 1996 s 86). The parties cannot contract out of the statutory minimum notice period as so to do would fall foul of the anti-avoidance provisions in the ERA 1996 1996 s 203.

An employee may, however, agree to waive notice

To continue reading
Analyse the law and clarify obscure passages all within a practical context.