Cosmeceuticals Ltd v Parkin [2017]

Posted in: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    UKEAT 0049_17_2706
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeal Tribunal (UKEAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Unfair Dismissal, Tribunal Practice, Procedures and Jurisdictional Issues
Issues covered: Effective Date of Termination; EDT; Unfair Dismissal

This case is a useful reminder that not everything in an employment contract is within the gift of the employer and employee - some things derive from statute and cannot be changed, regardless of any agreement by the parties. One of those things is the effective date of termination. The EDT is the date at which the clock starts running on claims for the right to not be unfairly dismissed.

Most statutory claims in the UK have a three month time limit, starting from the EDT, in which a claimant can submit a tribunal application to enforce his/her rights. The EDT is a statutory concept, set

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This article is correct at 18/01/2018
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