Contract Terms: When does an employee have a ‘right to work’?

Dominic Holmes explores issues facing employers who wish to require employees to stay away from work ‘The right to work is not unqualified or irrefutable. If the employee’s conduct is serious enough to exhibit a lack of readiness and willingness to do the work, the employer can require them to stay away from work.’ Most …
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Cases Referenced

  • Romero Insurance Brokers Ltd v Templeton & anor [2013] EWHC 1198 (QB)
  • SG&R Valuation Service Co v Boudrais & ors [2008] EWHC 1340 (QB)
  • Societé Générale v Geys [2011] EWCA Civ 307; [2012] UKSC 63
  • Standard Life Healthcare Ltd v Gorman & ors [2009] EWCA Civ 1292
  • William Hill Organisation Ltd v Tucker [1998] EWCA Civ 615