Devon Primary Care Trust v Readman [2013] EWCA Civ 1110

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    EWCA Civ 1110
  • Legal Body
    England and Wales Court of Appeal (EWCA)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
Issues covered: Redundancy; Suitable Alternative Employment

The Claimant in this case refused an offer of redeployment during a redundancy exercise and was consequently refused a redundancy payment. The original Tribunal held that the employee’s refusal to redeploy was unreasonable. The Claimant was a Community Modern Matron. She was offered two redeployment posts in community nursing, each of which carried a lower salary and status. Having tried one of these posts for the statutory trial period, the Claimant found that she did not like it and she resigned. The employers did not take issue with her resignation from this position. However, the Claimant also refused a further post which did not involve loss of status or financial loss. This post was,

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This article is correct at 27/09/2013

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