If you opt for litigation, it pays to be prepared for mitigation

Wynn-Evans, Charles
October 2008
People Management;10/30/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 22, p40
The article deals with the factors in determining the compensation claimants receive after winning a tribunal case. First is the extent to which they are able to mitigate their financial losses following termination of employment. As the current climate squeezes the jobs on offer, one can assume that it will become harder for ex-employees to mitigate their loss. Human resources (HR) need to be alive to the issues involved in mitigation of loss and particularly the evidence that will impact the level of compensation awarded.


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