November 2013 Archive

"I have no alternative but to resign" took immediate effect

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The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has confirmed that the date a resigning employee ceases to work may not be the same as the date on which their employment is taken to end for the purposes of calculating the effective date of termination in a constructive unfair dismissal claim. More …

Serving the adjudicator's decision within time limits and whether the decision is in breach of natural justice

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Richard Wade considers a recent decision in the Technology and Construction Court regarding the appropriate time limits for serving an adjudicator's decision. More …

When can a collateral warranty amount to a construction contract

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The Technology and Construction Court has recently found that a collateral warranty can amount to a construction contract within the meaning of the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996 ('HGCRA'). More …