Fotheringhame v Barclays Services Ltd [2020]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeal Tribunal (UKEAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
Issues covered: Unfair Dismissal; Re-Engagement; Interest

In August 2018 the claimant won their unfair dismissal claim against the respondent and received an order from the Tribunal for re-engagement.  This was to be implemented by 21st September 2018.  The order also included the respondent to pay the claimant in respect of any benefit they would have expected to receive but for the dismissal taking place. 

A remedy hearing was held on foot of the failure by the Respondent to re-engage the claimant and he was awarded £950,000.  The claimant then sought interest upon that award.  This was refused by the Tribunal at first instance on the basis that a re-engagement order under Section 115 of the Employment Rights Act 1996

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This article is correct at 13/05/2020

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