22 SEP 2014
The EAT applied an automatic uplift to the level of award for the first time in Cadogan Hotel Partners Ltd v Ozog. The EAT decided:
Automatic Uplift on Injury to Feelings Compensation
• an award for injury to feelings in a discrimination case should receive an annual 10% uplift; and
• an employer’s failure to deal with an employee’s oral complaint does not attract the 25% uplift for unreasonable failure to follow the ACAS Code on Disciplinary and Grievance Procedures.
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