Employment Tribunal Remedies Handbook 2019-20

Employment Tribunal Remedies Handbook 2019-20

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The 6th annual edition of the definitive, annual handbook on employment tribunal remedies & how to calculate them. 

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About the Editor

  • General Editor: Benjamin Gray, Barrister, Littleton Chambers
  • Foreword by Judge Brian Doyle, President of the Employment Tribunals (England & Wales)
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About the book

The Employment Tribunal Remedies Handbook is the definitive, annual handbook to the financial remedies available in employment claims. It is seen regularly in negotiations, by parties and judges in the Employment Tribunal and even the Employment Appeals Tribunal, having been cited in Shifferaw v Hudson Music Co Ltd UKEAT/0294/15/DA.

This 2019-20 edition has been fully updated to factor in the very latest rates and compensation caps that came into force in April 2019 plus the key cases and legislative developments of the past 12 months.

Covering over 100 topics from ACAS to Zero-hours Contracts, each entry provides a concise summary of the relevant law plus all the associated facts and figures so the reader can quickly find the answers to questions such as:

  • Basic Award: what adjustments can be applied and in what order?
  • Contributory Fault: what heads of loss can be reduced?
  • Pension loss: what are the current guidelines?
  • Grossing up: how should this be calculated if different tax bands apply?
  • Tax and termination payments: what is taxable?
  • Protective Awards: does the limit on a week’s pay apply?

Worked examples accompany each entry where relevant, so you can see clearly how the law and regulations are applied in practice, while a collection of essential tables makes it easy to double-check the latest relevant rates.

Published in A4 wire-bound for maximum portability and usability, the book is re-issued annually to ensure that it is up to date so you can rely on it in any negotiation, mediation or hearing.

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What's new in this edition?

Alongside all the updated figures, the 2019-20 Edition has been fully reviewed to cover all these live issues in employment remedies:
  • Agency workers: the correct approach to compensation has been considered by the Court of Appeal in London Underground Ltd v Amissah and Others [2019] EWCA Civ 125
  • Costs: new authorities regarding costs incurred before receipt of an ET3 and the three step approach to take when making wasted costs orders
  • Holiday pay: the EAT’s approach in Brazel v The Harpur Trust on the fair way to calculate holiday pay and which contradicted Acas advice
  • Injury to feelings: updated Vento bands
  • Insurance Exception: the Compensatory Award section has been updated to take account of the decision in Colt Technology Services Ltd v Brown UKEAT/0023/17/BA; UKEAT/0024/17/BA
  • Non-Disclosure Agreements: A brief reminder to practitioners that this is a controversial topic with ongoing public and regulatory scrutiny
  • Penalty on employers: the maximum penalty for aggravated breach of a worker’s employment rights under section 12A of the Employment Tribunals Act 1996 has risen from £5,000 to £20,000 
  • Personal Liability: the decision in Timis and Anor v Osipov and Anor [2018] EWCA Civ 2321 allows workers to bring detriment claims against individual co-workers for acts of dismissal and prior acts resulting in dismissal, with the employer vicariously liable.
  • Unlawful deductions: the Court of Appeal in Agarwal v Cardiff University & Anor [2018] EWCA Civ 1434 has ruled that the ET does have jurisdiction to hear a claim where the contractual provisions have to be interpreted
  • Written particulars: new rights for all workers not just employees.
Order yours to make sure you have the latest on all these topics with you at any hearing, grievance or negotiation.
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Who should buy the book?

  • Solicitors and barristers acting in employment law cases
  • Advisers in mediation and negotiation over employment disputes
  • HR professionals
  • Trade Unions
  • Anyone representing themselves in an employment dispute
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What our readers say

"A must for the occasional tribunal rep or the specialist - with easy reference and up to date information."
Amazon purchaser

"an excellent and thoroughly practical publication... a must-have source of reference for any professional person, legal or otherwise, who is involved with UK employment law"
John Wright, employmentlawexpert.co.uk

"undoubtedly, an excellent publication for practitioners"
Mirza Ahmad, Barrister, St Phillips Chambers

"very handy to have on the desk when doing calculations of loss and for settlement purposes .... A good buy!"
Elaine Heslop a solicitor at Your Employment Settlement Service

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Prices, formats etc

  • 2019-20 edition published June 2019
  • ISBN 978-1-9164315-3-9
  • Prices
    • Print: £45 + £3.50 p&p
    • Digital: £45 + VAT
    • Print/digital bundle: £65 + VAT (free p&p and save £25 on price if bought separately)
    • Webinar only: £30 + VAT
  • 160 pages
  • A4, Spiral Bound
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