Dalitis (t/a Shanklin Motor Company) v Plissi - Tribunal must establish exactly what was said "in the heat of the moment" before deciding whether it was too ambiguous to amount to a dismissal/resignation  EAT
Mr Dalitis argued with his employee Mrs Plissi. Mr Plissi, also an employee, became involved, and claimed that Mr Dalitis said to him "Get out, leave and don't come back". Mr Dalitis, however, claimed he said "Get out, this argument has got nothing to do with you". In any event, Mr Plissi left and never returned. Mr Dalitis, apparently believing that Mr Plissi had resigned, did not contact him but asked (through Mrs Plissi) that he return his fuel card. Mr Plissi's response was to claim unfair dismissal.