Case Study: Uplift of injury to feelings awards in discrimination cases

The Court of Appeal has recently provided clarification as to whether uplifts in damages should be applied to injury to feelings awards in Employment Tribunal discrimination cases. The personal injury case of Simmons vs Castle provides authority for an uplift to damages of 10% in certain types of personal injury claims. The increase in compensation … Read more

Case Study: Older employee told “better suited to traditional agency”

The recently reported case of Gomes v Henworth Limited and another.  The Claimant had been employed since 2009 by an estate agent as an Administrative Assistant.  During a conversation about alleged shortcomings with her work (errors in a letter that was sent out).  The tribunal found that the second Respondent, Mr Graham Gold, had said … Read more