East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust v Mrs P Levy [2018]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeal Tribunal (UKEAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
Issues covered: Constructive Unfair Dismissal; Notice of Resignation; Ambiguous Wording

The claimant worked in the records department of the respondent Trust. She successfully applied for a position within the radiology department conditional upon satisfactory pre-employment checks. She furnished a letter to her manager stating “please accept one month’s notice from the above date.” The manager accepted this, outlining her last day of employment.

The claimant’s offer of employment within the radiology department was subsequently withdrawn owing to her absence record, thus she sought to retract her notice of resignation in her current role. The respondent, however, refused, and confirmed her employment would come to an end on the specified date:

“It is with regret that I cannot

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This article is correct at 17/09/2018

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