The Court of Appeal has recently considered whether an e-mail exchange, which included the phrase “a formal contract will follow” was subject to contract. The phrase “subject to contract” in commercial negotiations creates a strong presumption that the parties do not yet want to be bound. Parties who do not use this wording need to make [...]
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So the Royal Mail national strike is almost upon us. The 2-day strike commences Thursday, 22 October, but the damage is likely to last well beyond the end of the strike on Friday night.
As the financial downturn continues and economic uncertainty prevails, the country’s Employment Tribunals have reported a huge increase in the number of claims for unfair dismissal (“UD”) and redundancy pay (“RP”) claims.