- Dismissal notice period starts when employee can read notice (Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust v Haywood)
- What are the practical implications of the judgment?
- What was the background?
- What did the Supreme Court decide?
Employment analysis: Nathaniel Caiden, barrister, of Cloisters Chambers, examines the Supreme Court’s decision that, in the absence of an express contractual provision, when an employer sends notice of dismissal to an employee, the notice period starts to run when the employee, having received it, has either read or had a reasonable opportunity of reading it.
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