Igboji v Tesco Stores Ltd & Others - Omissions, continuing consequences and continuing acts [2011] EAT

1. An omission to act will have continuing consequences, but that does not mean it is a continuing act for the purposes of time limits. A point in time can be identified when the omission occurred, and time limits run from that point; only if the decision to omit to act is revisited and reconsidered can time be made to re-start.

2. Retaining solicitors, working on one's case and providing instructions when asked does not make a person an employee of those solicitors: he is their client.

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