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|1 Mar 2003||Discrimination Claim Compensation Simplified||Emma Cross, Mace & Jones||ELA Briefing||
The difficult task of estimating the level of compensation in discrimination claims has long been a source of complaint from employment practitioners. But the task has been simplified greatly by th...
|1 Apr 2003||Platform - Settle or pay up?||Jonathan Ashworth, Park Lane Chambers, Leeds||ELA Briefing||In employment cases the issue of costs is often raised as an issue pre-litigation. It is used as a stick with which to attempt to settle cases, but is in reality a perceived threat not a real one. As ...|
|1 Apr 2003||In Brief - Pension Calculations||Raymond Jeffers, Linklaters||ELA Briefing||
Anyone who has had the unenviable task of seeking to calculate pension loss as part of an unfair dismissal compensatory award will probably have sought relief in the booklet produced in 1991 by a c...
|1 Apr 2003||Compensation for Disability Discrimination||Pauline Hughes, head of legal services, DRC and part-time chairman of the employment tribunals||ELA Briefing||This article will focus on compensation for disability discrimination claims brought in the employment tribunals. Compensation for other types of DDA claim will be considered briefly at the end. Pauli...|
|1 Jun 2003||Platform - Early Schedules of Loss||Oliver Britton, a solicitor in practice on his own account||ELA Briefing||When employees who are claiming unfair dismissal deliver a schedule of loss or, via ACAS, at least name their price, the chances of a settlement are substantially enhanced, if not brought to an early ...|
|1 Jun 2003||Health Insurance: the Employer’s Obligations||James Baker, Macfarlanes||ELA Briefing||Permanent health insurance policies are a common feature of employment benefit packages. But how many employees or employers read the small print of their policies, and know what is or is not covered?...|
|1 Jun 2003||More Problems with Johnson v Unisys||Richard Samuel, 2 Gray’s Inn Square Chambers||ELA Briefing||The implied term of trust and confidence was developing into a powerful provision in employment contracts, particularly when the Lords confirmed its existence and effect in Malik v BCCI  AC 20 H...|
|1 Jun 2003||Letter to the editor 06/03||C R Orchard Gales Solicitors||ELA Briefing||
I was concerned by Mr Jonathan Ashworth’s suggestion in Platform (ELA Briefing, April 2003) that costs ordinarily should follow the event if, in his judgment, the parties are unreasonable ...
|1 Jul 2003||In Brief - Non Economical Damages||Joanne Owers is a partner at Charles Russell||ELA Briefing||Good news for employers – the EAT has handed down its judgment in Dunnachie v Kingston-upon-Hull City Council and other appeals  All ER (D) 320 (May), which has closed the door (for the...|