Moorthy v The Commissioners for Her Majesty's Revenue & Customs  UKFTT 834 (TC)
Appeal against a decision that a payment made in respect of a compromise agreement was fully taxable apart from the first £30,000. Appeal dismissed.
Termination trio - Case Round-Up: May 2013
In this month’s round-up, Mark Shulman consultant solicitor with Keystone Law looks at three recent unusual cases on nil unfair dismissal awards, cut-off periods for unfair dismissal compensation and pay when sick during notice.
Berg v Blackburn Rovers Football Club & Athletic PLC  EWHC 1070 (Ch)
Application to withdraw admission in proceedings concerning a termination payment. Dismissed.
Societe Generale, London Branch v Geys  EWCA Civ 307
Appeal by respondent against decision in the High Court that they may be liable to pay damages on top of termination payments as a result of an alleged breach of contract. Appeal allowed in parts.
Chivas Brothers Ltd v Millar UKEATS/0032/10/RN
Appeal by employer against finding that the claimant was due pay in lieu of notice after his employment was terminated following a long sickness absence. Appeal allowed.
Geys v Societe Generale, London Branch  EWHC 648 (Ch)
Judgment concerning sums due on termination of employment contract and whether the claimant should receive payments as the employer thought the claimant had breached the agreement. The employer was found liable to pay.