Uplift on discrimination compensation confirmed

14 August 2014 By Jamie Hanley

Good news for claimants! The Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT) has confirmed in Cadogan Hotel Partners Ltd –v- Ozog [2014] that awards for injury to feelings in discrimination cases are subject to a 10% uplift following the Court of Appeal’s decisions in Simmons v Castle [2012] EWCA Civ 1039 and Simmons v Castle [2012] EWCA Civ 1288. […]

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Clare Walsh, Marcus Weatherby,

The Queen’s speech – Employment Reforms Announced

6 June 2014 By Jamie Hanley

A number of employment related measures were announced in the recent Queen’s speech, including what was described as a ‘crack down’ on costly Tribunal delays, abuses of the National Minimum Wage (NMW) and zero-hours contracts. It is proposed that the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill will contain the following measures: Tackling NMW abuse and […]

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Author, Clare Walsh, Marcus Weatherby,
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