Hall & McLaughlin v Printyard Ltd & Department for Employment and Learning [2014]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    1333/13 1334/13
  • Legal Body
    Northern Ireland Industrial Tribunal (NIIT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Redundancy, Contracts of Employment
Issues covered: Breach of contract; Redundancy

Each of the two claimants made applications to the Redundancy Payments Service (RPS), in its capacity as the statutory guarantor for employment debts, in respect of debts which they said were owed to them by the respondent. Both of those applications were unsuccessful, in respect of notice pay and in respect of redundancy pay. Both claimants appealed those decisions. Since the first respondent has been the subject of a winding up order the main hearing was held only in respect of the relevant claimant’s appeals against the relevant RPS decisions. 

The company was not making any payments to HMRC in respect of either of the two claimants’ wages, which was a blatant breach of the income

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This article is correct at 25/07/2014

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