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Employment law & discrimination FAQs

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What is constructive dismissal?

Constructive dismissal is when you feel that you have been forced to resign from a job because the conduct or actions of your employer have breached your contract. If this has happened to you, you may be able to make a constructive dismissal claim at an employment tribunal.

How to prove constructive dismissal

To prove constructive dismissal, you will need to have evidence that your employer has seriously breached your contract and that you have resigned as a direct result of their conduct. The proof may include grievance documentation along with other evidence of the contract breach.

What constitutes constructive dismissal?

A serious breach of your contract by your employer could constitute constructive dismissal. Examples of this include sudden demotion for no reason, making unreasonable changes to how you work or a serious breakdown in trust and confidence due to your employer’s actions.