In a case which vividly revealed that litigation is almost always a far worse option than compromise, most of an ex-couple’s modest marital assets – just £42,000 – were eaten up by a sterile jurisdictional debate that could benefit neither of them.
A pharmacist who lasted just 18 days in a new job before she was unfairly sacked for her activities as a whistleblower had her compensation reduced by the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) on the basis that the only detriment she suffered was the dismissal itself.
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