Employment law cases

James W Cook & Co (Wivenhoe) Ltd (in liquidation) v Tipper and others [1990] IRLR 386 CA

Reports relating to this case:

  • Redundancy: Unfair redundancy dismissals - time limits and compensation

    5 October 1990

    An industrial tribunal was entitled to exercise its discretion to extend the time limit for unfair dismissal applications from redundant employees, who mistakenly believed that work would "pick up"; and they would be re-employed, until two weeks after the employer's business closed down.