Readman v Devon Primary Care Trust [2011] UKEAT

Posted In: Case Law
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeal Tribunal (UKEAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
Issues covered: Redundancy; Suitable alternative employment

The question for the Court was whether the Employment Tribunal erred in law in concluding that the Appellant had unreasonably refused an offer of alternative employment for her own reasons, when it had correctly concluded that the offer was an offer of suitable employment which a reasonable employee could have accepted? The claimant was a Community Modern Matron who was facing the risk of redundancy. She was offered two posts in community nursing at a lower salary and status. She tried one for the statutory trial period but did not like it and resigned. However, she declined a post which involved no loss of status or financial loss as it was at the same band on the scale as her

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This article is correct at 20/01/2012

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