Optimum Group Services Plc v Muir [2012] UKEATS/0036/12/BI

Posted In: Case Law
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeal Tribunal (UKEAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
Issues covered: Damages; Compensatory Award

The Claimant took a TUPE unfair dismissal action against the Respondent, his former employers, and a company to which he claimed his employment had been transferred (Beaumont). Beaumont settled the claim for £20,000 prior to the hearing. The amount of this settlement was not disclosed to the Employment Tribunal, which found there had been an Unfair Dismissal and awarded £23,668 as the compensatory award for loss of earnings, The Respondent appealed on the basis that the settlement with Beaumont ought to have been deducted from this award as the Claimant had recovered twice for the same loss. The Employment Appeal Tribunal allowed the appeal. The compensatory

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This article is correct at 07/12/2012

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