Labour & European Law Review
11 January 2017
Despite a reduction in the cost of claims for road traffic accidents, Thompsons says the government has caved in to the insurance industry by proposing to raise the small claims limit for all personal injury victims.
When deciding whether a misconduct dismissal is within the band of reasonable responses, tribunals may consider whether a past final written warning is manifestly inappropriate.
Although tribunals have the power to make costs orders against claimants, they tend to be the exception rather than the rule particularly when the claimant is a litigant in person.