Shrewsbury law firm wins battle to help former finance firm employees seek huge damages

Shrewsbury law firm wins battle to help former finance firm employees seek huge damages

The Central London Employment Tribunal found that the company failed to collectively consult with them on their redundancy at a hearing on Thursday. The decision follows a long-fought battle led by the Employment Law Team at Shrewsbury-based legal firm Aaron & Partners for the claimants, who had all been dismissed with immediate effect on March 12, 2021 – the date the company collapsed. Aaron & Partners has welcomed tribunal's judgment which means that all 277 claimants were granted the maximum award of 90 days’ pay, meaning they could be awarded as much as £4.5m in total from their former employer. The Tribunal rejected Greensill’s defence of special circumstances, finding that there was no “sudden disaster” which prevented them from consulting with staff. They failed to prove they had taken all …
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