Compensation

No-win no-fee tribunal claim controls edge closer

3 Jul 2009

Further details of the Ministry of Justice’s (MoJ) plans to curb and control no-win no-fee arrangements in employment tribunal claims...

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Unpaid tribunal awards to be recovered through ‘bailiff-style’ tactics

22 May 2009

Tough new measures to force employers to pay damages awarded against them at tribunals will see bailiff-style enforcement officers knocking...

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Staff fail to receive employment tribunal awards

14 Oct 2008

More than 1,000 workers each year fail to receive money awarded to them by employment tribunals, according to a report...

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Record-breaking claimant’s bullying payout could rise to £19m

22 Apr 2008

A City lawyer who won a record £13.4m claim for sex discrimination could now be in line for a £19m...

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Miners bag £2m in compensation over illegal closure of Ellington Colliery

13 Mar 2008

More than 300 mine workers who lost their jobs after Northumberland’s last deep mine closed, will share £2m in compensation...

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Equal pay audits could expose employers to a flood of claims

29 Feb 2008

Private sector firms carrying out equal pay audits could leave themselves open to mass claims for back-pay, according to a...

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Church of England pays out more than £47,000 after gay Christian wins discrimination case

11 Feb 2008

A gay Christian man who won his case for unlawful discrimination against the Church of England has been awarded more...

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County court orders Ministry of Defence to reimburse underpaid RAF officer

5 Feb 2008

An RAF officer has won his legal claim for under-payment against his employer, the Ministry of Defence (MoD), after computer...

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New compensation calculation limits announced by government

4 Jan 2008

The government has announced the new limits that will apply for calculating compensation awards granted by employment tribunals.
The annual...

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Straight bouncer wins £6,000 in landmark sexual orientation case

4 Jan 2008

A bouncer has been awarded more than £6,000 damages after she was harassed by colleagues for being heterosexual.Sharon Legg, a...

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Childcare Vouchers – What makes for a successful scheme?

18 Oct 2007

Childcare Vouchers are widely accepted as the most practical, easy and cost-effective way employers can support their working parents.

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Union fury over Law Lords ruling banning compensation for pleural plaques sufferers

18 Oct 2007

Trade unions have reacted with anger to a ruling by the Law Lords that many workers affected by asbestos-related illnesses...

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Tesco staff awarded £11,000 compensation following workplace accidents

16 Aug 2007

Two Tesco employees have been compensated after suing the supermarket chain for negligence. One employee at the supermarket giant received...

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T&G union calls for more compensation for culled workforce after Bernard Matthews gets £600,000 for dead turkeys

20 Apr 2007

The Transport and General Workers’ Union (T&G) has renewed its call for compensation for workers laid off during the bird...

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Government changes rules to extend asbestos compensation to all sufferers

20 Mar 2007

The government has changed the rules to give quicker access to compensation for all people who are diagnosed with asbestos-related...

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