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Martin v Yeoman Aggregates Ltd EAT 1983

  • Martin v Yeoman Aggregates Ltd [1983] ICR 314, EAT

Case Summary

Authority for the proposition that

by way of quasi-exception to the general rule that a notice of dismissal, for whatever reason, cannot be unilaterally withdrawn by an employer once it has been given, a dismissal by an employer (or resignation by an employee) made in the heat of the moment, for example during an argument, will not be legally binding if it is immediately or almost immediately retracted.

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