EWP Ltd v Moore: CA 1992

The construction favoured, despite the anomaly it produced, by all three members of the court was one which had been the subject of a longstanding decision at first instance and that ‘despite abundant opportunities Parliament has not acted to cure the anomaly, which cannot have escaped the attention of departmental lawyers and administrators’ and ‘The inference must be either that this apparent anomaly is not regarded as such or that it is regarded as a desirable or tolerable anomaly’. The anomaly was to be tolerated.


Bingham LJ


[1992] 1 QB 460


England and Wales

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Compensation for non-economic loss brought about by the manner of an unfair dismissal is, on authority and on principle, recoverable. The award of such compensation by the employment tribunal in the present case was not excessive and was adequately . .
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