Could breach of contract damages weigh heavy on public sector?

Warren, Martin
June 2010
People Management;6/17/2010, p32
The article discusses a court case in Great Britain wherein the Court of Appeal ruled in favor of the plaintiff who claimed that he was unfairly dismissed from work. In the case, Edwards v. Chesterfield Royal Hospital National Health Service (NHS) Foundation Trust, a consultant trauma and orthopaedic surgeon claims that the trust failed to conduct contractually binding disciplinary process before terminating him. The trust is reportedly planning to appeal the decision to the Supreme Court.


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