Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 187 (Mar)
Court: Employment Appeal Tribunal, Scotland

Lord Johnston, Mr G R Carter and Mr R P Thomson

Representation J Speir (instructed by FT & DC Wallace, Leven) for the employee.
  I D Truscott QC (instructed by Dundas & Wilson, Edinburgh) for the employer.
Judgment Dates: 25 January 2002


Unfair dismissal - Compensation - Future loss - Quantification - Tribunal deciding not to make any award for future loss on basis case had taken 18 months to conclude from date of dismissal - Whether tribunal giving adequate reasons for decision not to make award.

The Case

The question of future loss was remitted back to the employment tribunal as the reasons given did not adequately vouch a decision arbitrarily to cut off future loss at the date of the hearing when it would appear that the appellant had been trying to obtain alternative employment in the intervening period.

Practice Areas

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