Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 370 (Nov)
Court: Employment Appeal Tribunal

Recorder Underhill QC, Mr J Crosby and Mr D Lambert

Representation Bruce Carr (instructed by Amicus) for the apprentice.
  The respondent did not appear and was not represented.
Judgment Dates: 26 November 2002


Contract - Contract of apprenticeship - Dismissal of apprentice - Contract providing for respondent to 'employ' apprentice for duration of apprenticeship - Respondent dismissing apprentice prior to conclusion of apprenticeship - Legality of dismissal.

The Case

Contracts of apprenticeship were distinct in character from contracts of employment, and were terminable only on the conclusion of the agreed period of training and not by prior notice.

Practice Areas

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