Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2003] All ER (D) 50 (Jan)
Court: Employment Appeal Tribunal
Judge:

Judge Peter Clark, Mr D Jenkins, Mr B Warman

Representation Alastair Hodge (instructed by Battens, Somerset) for the employee.
  Anna Thomas (instructed by Lovells) for the employer.
Judgment Dates: 8 October 2002

Catchwords

Employment - Redundancy - Compensation - Employer failing to adequately consult - Employment tribunal limiting compensation to three weeks wages - Reasonableness of decision.

The Case

An employment tribunal had been entitled to conclude that an employee had only been entitled to an extra three weeks pay where he had been dismissed without a proper consultation period, since the selection pool had consisted solely of one post and the tribunal had concluded that the employee would not have taken alternative employment.

Practice Areas

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