Hamish Armour (Receiver of Barry Staines Ltd) v ASTMS: 1979

Where an employer is contemplating making collective redundancies, it may be appropriate to disclose the information required under a confidentiality agreement. In order to demonstrate a ‘special circumstances’ defence an employer must show ‘something out of the ordinary, something uncommon’.


[1979] IRLR 24


England and Wales

Cited by:

CitedMSF v Refuge Assurance Plc, United Friendly Insurance EAT 15-Feb-2002
EAT The EAT considered the employer’s duties to consult on making redundancies. The ET had found that company had satisfied the requirements. The Union argued that the duty to consult arose as soon as . .
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Updated: 18 May 2022; Ref: scu.421404