MODULE 1 | The Basics
You'll learn the basics of how unfair dismissal and discrimination compensation works, including how to calculate an unfair dismissal basic award and the constituent elements of both an unfair dismissal compensatory award and a discrimination award.
MODULE 2 | Calculating Loss of Earnings
You’ll learn how to calculate past and future loss of earnings, including the assumptions tribunals make and the duration for which they typically award future earnings. You'll get hands-on experience with worked examples that help simplify the concepts. You'll also learn how to use the Ogden Tables to calculate life-long losses, and how tribunals assess pension losses.
MODULE 3 | Adjustments and Deductions
Gain a thorough understanding of how to reduce awards and protect an employer's financial interests. Learn the tactics used by experienced lawyers to argue for reductions and enhancements to awards.
MODULE 4 | Discrimination Claims
Discover the way that tribunals approach the peculiarities of discrimination claims, including how much they award for injury to feelings, the likelihood of personal injury compensation, and the unusual aggravated and exemplary damages award. Plus we walk you through how tribunals calculate interest on discrimination awards.
MODULE 5 | Other Issues
You'll learn about the concept of ‘grossing up’ and gain insight into the necessary adjustments that need to be made for tax purposes when settling claims. We'll also delve into the impact of state benefits on tribunal awards, and look at the statutory cap on unfair dismissal awards. The course concludes with a detailed analysis of an actual Schedule of Loss and counter-Schedule of Loss, bringing together everything you've learned and showing you how both Claimants and Respondents approach their calculations in real life.