Isleworth Studios v Rickard: EAT 1988

The claimant had on dismissal gone into business on his own account and earned some andpound;10,000 more than he would have done had he remained employed. The employer appealed the award of damages.
Held: The tribunal had erred in awarding compensation for the 23 weeks’ unexpired period of the year’s fixed term contract. It would have been wholly unjust if he had received this sum as a windfall.


[1988] ICR 432


England and Wales

Cited by:

CitedLangley and Another v Burso EAT 3-Mar-2006
The claimant had been dismissed shortly after becoming unable to work. She sought payment of her normal salary during the period of notice saying this was established good practice.
Held: ‘We are put in the invidious position of being bound by . .
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Employment, Damages

Updated: 04 May 2022; Ref: scu.240328