Changing employee contract terms

When does a change to employee contract terms bring the contract to an end?

In this episode 211 of the podcast I bring you a run down from a case decided by the Employment Appeal Tribunal where the issue of making a change to employee contract terms was considered in the context of the employee’s eligibility for an enhanced redundancy payment. The case we are covering is Jackson v The University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust [2023].

In this episode of the podcast we cover:

  • The options available to employees if they disagree with a change to contract terms.
  • The potential risks for employers of implementing changes without agreement.
  • What employers should consider when making changes to contract terms.
  • How a redundancy situation can arise when making changes to employee contract terms.
  • Why redundancy applied in this case.
  • The issue that often arises in NHS Trusts with enforced changes to roles and changes to Band ratings.
  • Why employers need to consult with employees on changes to terms.
  • The leading case of Hogg v Dover College

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