Rentplus UK Ltd v Coulson

This week’s case is about uplifts to tribunal awards under Section 207A Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992 (TULRCA). Under Section 207 TULCRA an Employment Tribunal can award an uplift of up to 25% to a compensatory award for an employer’s failure to ACAS Code of Practices relating to disciplinary, redundancy or grievance [...]

Phoenix House v Stockman

Our next case concerns tribunal procedure and awards. The questions in this case are: Can the Employment Tribunal reduce an award if the employee makes a covert recording? Can making a covert recording amount to gross misconduct? Ms Stockman, the Claimant, was a Russian national who worked for Phoenix House, the Respondent, a charity that […]

April Employment Law Update – Redundancy Pay & Tribunal Awards

On 6th April, the amount of money a Tribunal can award will also increase. The new rates are as follows: Week’s pay (for purposes of calculating redundancy pay and Tribunal basic awards) – £525.00 Maximum basic award for unfair dismissal and statutory redundancy payment – £15,750.00 Minimum basic award (for health & safety and trade […]

By |2019-12-28T13:01:28+00:00March 29th, 2019|Redundancy, Tribunal Awards|0 Comments

Tribunal Awards – 2018 Limit Increases

Our final legislative update for this month concerns the Tribunal Awards. Every year Tribunal Awards are increased in line with inflation. The current rates will increase on 6th April 2018 The new Tribunal Awards rates will be: The maximum week’s pay (for redundancy payments and the unfair dismissal basic award) will increase £508 from £489 […]

By |2019-12-28T13:05:53+00:00February 23rd, 2018|PJH & Industry News, Tribunal Awards|0 Comments

Employment Tribunal awards

The EAT case of Hardie Grant London Ltd v Miss J Aspden is a reminder that notwithstanding the cap on unfair dismissal awards being £68,400 the most that will end up pocketed and in the bank is in the region of £53,000.  This case clarifies that grossing up of awards must take place before, not […]

By |2019-12-29T18:26:07+00:00November 22nd, 2011|Tribunal Awards|0 Comments