Updated to reflect that the Supreme Court allowed the appeal in Tillman v Egon Zehnder Ltd.
Updated to include information on Base Childrenswear Ltd v Otshudi, which concerned an injury to feelings award in relation to a discriminatory dismissal.
Updated to include references to EAT decisions concerning the impact of the fees regime on claims presented out of time, the limits of a tribunal’s power in relation to the online publication of a judgment, and the persons who may be protected by an anonymisation order.
In Base Childrenswear Ltd v Otshudi, the Employment Appeal Tribunal considered the level of race discrimination compensation for an employee whose appeal against her dismissal and post-dismissal grievance were ignored.
Too few full-time judges are available to handle the backlog of employment tribunal cases, which has resulted in continuing delays in claims being heard.
In Antuzis and others v DJ Houghton Catching Services Ltd and others, the High Court held that the director and company secretary were both jointly and severally liable for the employer's statutory and contractual breaches.
Updated to reflect the increase in the cap on a week's pay, with effect from 6 April 2019.
Updated to reflect an increase in the amount of the basic award, with effect from 6 April 2019.
Updated to reflect an increase in the limits applying to employment tribunal awards, with effect from 6 April 2019.
Updated to take into account an increase in the cap on a week's pay, with effect from 6 April 2019.
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