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Fraser v HLMAD Ltd - double jurisdiction (ET and County Court/High Court) Court of Appeal 15.6.06

This case shows that employees dismissed in breach of contract should confine claims in employment tribunal proceedings to unfair dismissal if the damages for wrongful dismissal would amount to more than £25,000. Employment tribunals were only fairly recently - 1994 - given power to hear breach of contract (wrongful dismissal) cases and even then the maximum amount they can award is £25,000. In this case an employment tribunal ruled that Mr Fraser's loss on wrongful dismissal totalled £80,000.

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