Employment law cases

Hinton v University of East London [2005] IRLR 552 CA

Reports relating to this case:

  • Compromise agreements: Agreements must set out specific claims to be compromised

    24 June 2005

    In Hinton v University of East London, the Court of Appeal holds that the EAT had erred in law in striking out a claim brought under s.47B of the Employment Rights Act 1996 (the right not to be subjected to a detriment for making a protected disclosure) on the basis that it was precluded by a general clause in an agreement which purported to compromise all claims arising under statute, common law or otherwise.