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£10k offer to leave firm ASAP is not blackmail, Capita told by judge



The claimant’s contract says that her normal working hours are 9 am – 5.30

pm Monday – Friday with an hour for lunch but that in order to be flexible, she

may be required to work additional hours from time to time, for which payment

is discretionary. In her offer email dated 31 January 2014, Ms Dreyer said:

‘There are a few points … that you should consider before accepting the


 There are times in the month when the team is expected to work longer

hours than the standard 9 am – 5.30 pm core hours.

 Financial year-end processing and reporting periods, working hours are

extended to very late in the evening and weekends.

 We work to strict deadlines that have to be met …

If you wish to talk to me about any of the above points, please let me know

and I will give you a call to discuss.’

The claimant responded that she would be delighted to accept the offer and ‘I

completely understand the need for longer hours and the strict deadlines, and

I am perfectly happy with that.’

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