Haine and another v Day [2008] IRLR 642 CA

Reports relating to this case:

  • Collective redundancies: Employer company liable for post-liquidation protective award

    Date:
    29 August 2008

    In Haine and another v Day [2008] IRLR 642, the Court of Appeal held that a protective award made after the employer company went into liquidation in respect of its failure to consult before making collective redundancies was a provable, and therefore potentially recoverable, debt.

  • Haine and another v Day

    Date:
    10 July 2008

    The Court of Appeal has held that a protective award for an insolvent company's failure to consult on redundancies should have been paid out of the company's assets by the liquidator and not by the Secretary of State for Business Enterprise and Regulatory Reform.