The Supreme Court has restored the High Court decision granting a doctor an injunction to prevent an NHS trust from continuing flawed disciplinary action against her without first restarting and completing an investigation under its disciplinary policy.
The employment tribunal in this case awarded over £100,000 to a company CEO who raised concerns with the Financial Services Authority (FSA) over the company's relationship with a firm in the United Arab Emirates.
This employment tribunal awarded a combined total of just over £300,000 to the former headteacher of a private school and his partner, who was the head of physical education, after she was dismissed with no procedure.
This employment tribunal made one of the largest ever tribunal awards to a company director who was automatically unfairly dismissed for raising concerns about his fellow directors' activities.
This employment tribunal punished a large employer's failure to follow the "Acas code of practice on disciplinary and grievance procedures" by awarding a combined total of over £100,000 to two claimants who were unfairly dismissed.
Assumptions that an individual accused of sexual harassment must be guilty can be costly, as this council found out after a tribunal awarded the claimant £169,000 for sex discrimination and constructive dismissal.
In DLA Piper's case of the week, AEI Cables Ltd v GMB and others, the Employment Appeal Tribunal held that the employment tribunal, when setting a protective award for failure to inform and consult on redundancies, should have taken account of the period during which the company was insolvent.
Updated to reflect an increase in the basic and compensatory awards for unfair dismissal, with effect from 6 April 2017.
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