Damages of one month's salary where job offer withdrawn In McCann v Snozone Ltd, an employment tribunal awarded a claimant damages for breach of contract where he verbally accepted a job offer made by a recruitment agency acting for the employer, and the employer subsequently withdrew the offer.The employer appointed a recruitment agency to identify suitable candidates for vacancies as maintenance engineers. Following two interviews, Mr McCann had telephone conversations with the agency. There was a dispute as to what was said, but the employment tribunal accepted Mr McCann's version that he was offered, and accepted, a post. It was common ground that the salary and start date were not agreed. The employer subsequently denied that an offer of employment had been made and Mr McCann brought a claim in the tribunal for damages for breach of contract. The employment tribunal held that the employer, acting through its agent (the agency), verbally offered a job to Mr McCann, which he accepted, creating a contract of employment. According to the tribunal, the contract of employment could be terminated only by givingAn employment tribunal has ordered an employer to pay breach of contract damages after it withdrew a job offer made by a recruitment agency acting on its behalf. Stephen Simpson rounds up the latest employment tribunal decisions.