Employment law cases

Hill v General Accident Fire & Life Assurance Corporation plc [1998] IRLR 641 CS

Reports relating to this case:

  • Contracts of employment: Employer was entitled to make long-term sick employee redundant

    15 January 1999

    In Hill v General Accident Fire and Life Assurance Corporation plc, the Outer House of the Court of Session holds that there was no breach of the implied duty of mutual trust and confidence when an employer made an employee redundant while he was in receipt of contractual sick pay and had a prospective contractual entitlement to long-term sickness benefit.