- refusal to pay wages;
- failing to ensure mutual trust and confidence is maintained;
- failing to allow an employee to take the legal amount of holiday entitlement;
- refusing access to a pension scheme;
- changing workplace location without suitable notice and contractual provision.
Constructive dismissal arises when an employee feels forced to resign from their employment due to the conduct of their employer. The name, therefore, is slightly misleading because no ‘dismissal’ in its normal sense occurs. The employer’s conduct is regarded as a breach of the fundamental principles of the employment contract and can include, for example,: