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03 October 2014  

Emily Plosker and Rolleen McDonnell analyse a ruling that an employer was bound by a wrongly worded letter about a pay rise

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has recently held that a letter wrongly notifying employees of a pay increase was legally binding on an employer, even though the consultant who sent it had no authority to make a decision about pay.

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  • Case(s) Referenced:

    Hershaw & ors v Sheffield City Council [2014] UKEAT/0033/14

Last modified on 20 October 2014