Miss Gultekin alleged unfair and/or wrongful dismissal, arising out of a resignation and then breach of contract for failure of ACSL to pay her in lieu of notice. However, as she resigned ACSL had no obligation to pay her notice and consequently she was not entitled to any award of compensation for unfair dismissal, nor for wrongful dismissal, and had no legitimate claim for moneys due in the notice period since she had simply left.
Interestingly, the employment tribunal judge awarded £1,800 at the hearing because ACSL had not provided a statement of terms and conditions of employment under section 1 of the Employment Rights Act 1996. The necessary statement of terms and conditions of employment required by this piece of legislation is usually pulled together in the form of a contract of employment.Buy a HR New Starter Bundle Get Help Becoming Compliant
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