Mr C Yucetas v Ersan and Co Solicitors [2017]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
  • Legal Body
    Employment Tribunal (ET)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Contracts of Employment, Pay
Issues covered: Unpaid Bonus; Oral Contracts; Contractual Terms; Unilateral Variation

The claimant, a paralegal, worked part-time at the respondent solicitor’s firm and was initially employed by way of oral contract. There was no dispute between the parties that a meeting had been held in May 2015 regarding bonuses for paralegals and the claimant was eligible for an increased bonus. The respondent, however, argued that the contractual terms were such that the claimant would only receive the bonus if he was employed and not under notice by the end of June in any financial year. The claimant denied any such term ever existed. After handing in his notice in April 2016, the claimant enquired about his notice pay and was informed that he had not been employed at the right time of

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This article is correct at 13/09/2017

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