Societe Generale, London Branch v Geys [2012] UKSC 63

Posted In: Case Law
  • Legal Body
    UK Supreme Court / House of Lords (UKSC/UKHL)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
Issues covered: Contracts of Employment; Date of Termination; Payments in Lieu of Notice; Repudiation; Termination

The appellant‟s employment was terminated when the respondent employer made a payment in lieu of notice (PILON) into his bank account. The former employee brought proceedings to appeal the decision. The employer cross-appealed and argued that under the terms of the employee‟s contract, his c employment could end after three months' written 12 notice. Under section s.8.3 of the staff handbook, the employer could terminate the employee‟s employment at any point after making a PILON. Shortly after being dismissed, the employer lodged a lump sum payment directly into the employee's bank account. The employer sent it‟s former

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This article is correct at 21/12/2012

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