Updated to reflect an increase in the maximum compensatory award for unfair dismissal, with effect from 6 April 2018.
Updated to take account of changes to the taxation of payments in lieu of notice, effective from 6 April 2018.
In Santos Gomes v Higher Level Care Ltd, the Court of Appeal held that compensation for injury to feelings is not available in a claim under the Working Time Regulations 1998 (SI 1998/1833) for a failure to provide 20-minute rest breaks..
The Ministry of Justice has released its latest round of data on tribunals - the first full quarter since fees were abolished last summer.
In Hale v Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) held that the decision to instigate the disciplinary procedure was not a one-off act, but the start of a state of affairs that would continue until the conclusion of the disciplinary process.
In South Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service v Mansell and others, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) held that workers can be awarded compensation for injury to feelings in working time detriment claims.
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