Redundancy: Protective award made despite insolvency
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Smith and another v Cherry Lewis Ltd (in receivership)  IRLR 86 EAT (0 other reports)
In Smith and another v Cherry Lewis Ltd (in receivership), the EAT holds:
- A protective award made under s.189 of TULR(C)A 1992 is intended to be a collective, punitive sanction on the employer, not compensation for individual loss to the employees. A court is not entitled to take into account the employer’s ability to pay in making a protective award.