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If an agency employer fails to find work for an employee, could this be considered a dismissal?

In most cases, it is clear when a dismissal has taken place, as employers tend to communicate this quite clearly to their employees. However, what about a situation where an agency employer fails to find further work for an employee? In that situation, could the employee treat themselves as dismissed and bring a claim for unfair dismissal? A recent Employment Appeal Tribunal (“EAT”) case explored these questions.

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