Krasner (administrator of Huddersfield Fine Worsteds Ltd and Globe Worsted Co Ltd) v McMath and other appeals [2005] IRLR 995 CA

Reports relating to this case:

  • Administration: Protective awards not accorded 'super-priority' in administrations

    Date:
    2 December 2005

    In Krasner v McMath, the Court of Appeal holds that, in a situation where the employer is in administration, liabilities to employees for protective awards and payments in lieu of notice, except for "garden leave" payments, are not accorded super-priority status where the administrator has adopted the contracts of employment.