Challenge to cap on unfair dismissal compensatory award cap dismissed by High Court
On 29 July 2013 the Unfair Dismissal (Variation of the Limit of Compensatory Award) Order 2013 varied the limit on the compensatory award available in unfair dismissal claims so as to cap it at the lower of the overall cap (currently £76,574) or 52 weeks’ pay.
A firm of solicitors, Compromise Agreements Ltd, applied to have the decision to impose the new cap judicially reviewed…
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