Case update (3): Contracts of employment – no oral variation is lawful

What do we already know? We updated you in our July 2016 Newsletter Contracts of employment – watch out for inadvertent variations that the Court of Appeal held that an anti-oral variation clause does not prevent a valid variation by oral agreement (MWB Business Exchange Centres Ltd v Rock Advertising Ltd). No oral modification clauses…
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Case update (1): Contracts of employment – watch out for inadvertent variations

What do we already know? We updated you in our May 2016 Newsletter Case update (3): Contracts of employment – Watch out for inadvertent variations on the case of Globe Motors, Inc and others v TRW Lucas Varity Electric Steering Limited and another.  In this case the Court of Appeal took the view that a…
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Case update (3): Contracts of employment – Watch out for inadvertent variations

Summary:  Can you change the terms of your contract orally or by conduct even if the contract says it has to be done in writing? Yes, says the Court of Appeal in Globe Motors, Inc and others v TRW Lucas Varity Electric Steering Limited and another available here. Background:  Although this case does not specifically deal…
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