Connor and Another v Secretary of State for Trade and Industry: EAT 20 Dec 2005

EAT Practice and Procedure: Contract of Employment and Unfair Dismissal
ET upheld DTI’s refusal to pay balance of claims by employee against insolvent employer for (i) compensatory award for unfair dismissal (ii) protective award under TUPE (iii) balance of protective award under TULRCA, over and above ceiling imposed by DTI of 8 weeks at andpound;270 per week for arrears of pay, within ss 184-6 of ERA.
Held: DTI in compliance with ERA and not liable in respect of (i) and (ii) and had paid all due in respect of (iii), and entitled to rely on ceiling, and no non-compliance with the Directive or uncertainty as to interpretation or construction of the ERA.


Burton J P


[2005] UKEAT 0589 – 05 – 2012




England and Wales


Updated: 05 July 2022; Ref: scu.238267