The Court of Appeal has, today, handed down judgment in Keeley v Fosroc International Ltd..
For once, it's easy to summarise. Here goes...
Where a staff handbook contains details of an enhanced redundancy payment, there is a presumption that it has contractual status (rather than 'policy' status) and can be relied upon by an employee to bring a breach of contract claim.
If you're running any cases where this is an issue, paragraph 34 is the one to read.
Keeley v Fosroc International Ltd.
Thursday, 5 October 2006
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