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Clear communication of end of contract determines effective date of termination (Cosmeceuticals v Parkin)

Clear communication of end of contract determines effective date of termination (Cosmeceuticals v Parkin)
Published on: 19 January 2018
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Clear communication of end of contract determines effective date of termination (Cosmeceuticals v Parkin)
  • What are the practical implications of this judgment?
  • What is the relevant background?
  • Background law
  • Background facts
  • The decision of the employment tribunal
  • What did the EAT decide?
  • Case details

Article summary

Employment analysis: The effective date of termination is a statutory concept. It is not something that the parties can simply agree. Where an employer makes clear it is withdrawing the contract of employment — even if purporting to replace it with a new contract — that is the communication of a dismissal for statutory purposes and will determine the effective date of termination, according to the EAT. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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