Milson v Hope - statutory minimum notice
Statutory minimum notice under section 86 ERA 1996 is 2 weeks
Miss Milson suffered from ill-health as a result of which she needed a companion and domestic help for the purpose of independent living. From October 2007 Miss Hope was employed by Miss Milson to provide that help at the house which Miss Milson shared with her partner. The relationship fell apart and Miss Milson dismissed Miss Hope with one month's notice. Miss Hope claimed unfair dismissal.