Brown & Anor v Neon Management Services Ltd & Anor Posted In: Case Law
Case ReferenceEWHC 2137 (QB)
Legal BodyEngland and Wales High Court (EWHC)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionUnfair Dismissal, Disciplinary and Grievance Issues, Contracts of Employment
The claimants claimed that the respondents breached their contracts of employment by, amongst other things, failing to pay salary increases and discretionary bonuses. They argued that these breaches amounted to a repudiatory breach of contract which entitled them to resign.
The respondent had attempted to condition payment of salary increases and bonuses on acceptance of new employment contracts. However, since the claimants had resigned giving notice the High Court found that they had affirmed their contracts and had confirmed their willingness to accept the new contracts. However, the Court held that the employer then went on to commit serious breaches of the claimants’ contracts. These
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