Can compensation for unfair dismissal include an element for injury to feelings?

No. The House of Lords has clarified in Dunnachie v Kingston-Upon-Hull City Council [2004] IRLR 727 HL that s.123 of the Employment Rights Act 1996, which concerns the compensatory award in unfair dismissal cases, permits only financial loss to be compensated. This is in contrast to the position in discrimination claims: the relevant legislation expressly states that damages may include compensation for injury to feelings.