UK Employment Law
UK Employment Law Questions Answered by Verified Experts
The contract does not say which jurisdiction but I presume it is Thai law since the employer is St Andrews International School in Rayong Thailand. St Andrews schools are owned by Cognita UK a UK based company.
Thanks for your clarification. Yes, the Head refuses to give me a reference but his is not the end of the world.
I read that in the US 'the law in almost all states provides that, generally speaking, if neither party to a contract has begun to perform its obligations, either of the parties can back out of the deal'. Is this also true in the UK?
The Head has said that I could 'buy my way out of the contract' for next year. What do you think he means by that?
Do you think I have a case for unfair constructive dismissal because of the proven harassment against me?
DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.
The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).