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CONTRACTUAL EMPLOYMENT POLICIES: Court of Appeal restricts employer’s room for movement

08 July 2016  

A recent decision highlights the lack of flexibility for employers who have contractual employment policies. Liz Parkin examines the case

Contractual terms governing the employment relationship are subject to the common law principle that a contract may only be amended with the agreement of the parties.

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  • Case(s) Referenced:

    Bateman & ors v Asda Stores Ltd [2009] UKEAT/0221/09

    Keeley v Fosroc International Ltd [2006] EWCA Civ 1277

    Sparks & ors v Department for Transport [2016] EWCA Civ 360

    Wandsworth LBC v D’Silva [1997] EWCA Civ 2941