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Can someone please advise me on how to calculate and award for the following

 

Case of psychological injury due to bullying and harassment in the workplace and constructive dismissal

 

I have been given indication that they wish to settle prior to the hearing and want to get the figures right before

 

Thanks

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courts and tribunals love precedents as that means they dont make decisions that are subsequently challenged for being perverse.

Look up online any previous cases and use the nearest match or formula to your circumstance as an opening bid. Bear in mind how much it costs to drag a case through the system as they often are looking at a stop loss figure rather than being willing to offer £10k just because someone else got that once so if your opening figure is too high they may just walk away and take the risk of the decision. Pitch too low and they may grab your hand but them you will feel foolish if then forced to sign various punitively restrictive documents as part of this because you wont really be in a position to argue for a lot more cash without shackes if you say no to the onerous deal.

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Have you prepared a Schedule of Loss?

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No trying to calculate now and really don’t know where to start.

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An actual Schedule of Loss is not an easy thing to explain on paper. You know you have a basic award, losses up to ET and future losses for starters?

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