Employment law cases

Amicus v Macmillan Publishers Ltd [2007] IRLR 885 EAT

Reports relating to this case:

  • Information and consultation: Penalty imposed for serious breach

    15 October 2007

    Where the Central Arbitration Committee has found an employer to be in breach of certain obligations under the Information and Consultation of Employees Regulations 2004, the EAT may order the employer to pay a financial penalty to the secretary of state. In the first case to arise on this point, Amicus v MacMillan Publishers Ltd EAT/0185/07, the EAT ordered the employer to pay £55,000 in respect of a "very grave" breach.

  • Case round-up

    1 September 2007

    Judith Harris, professional support lawyer at Addleshaw Goddard, outlines the latest legal rulings.