Peter Allen Hewitt v Commander Securities Limited (CASE REF: 835/14)Posted in: Case Law
Legal BodyNI Industrial/Employment Tribunal
Type of Claim / JurisdictionUnfair Dismissal
The claimant claimed that he had been automatically unfairly dismissed or in the alternative constructively dismissed, by the respondent. He had been engaged as a consultant and later CEO and contended that he had not, at any point, resigned his position. The respondent asserted that a letter from the claimant's solicitors effectively amounted to a resignation. The letter stressed that the working relationship had deteriorated and a huge degree of mistrust existed. The claimant's solicitors later robustly denied that the letter signalled the claimant's resignation and that it was instead
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