Former Blakemores employees in line for £180,000 pay-out

Birmingham Employment Tribunal awards claimants 90 days' protective awards

19 Dec 2014

Up to 30 employees who lost their jobs when Birmingham solicitors Blakemores fell into administration are in line for a total of more than £180,000.

The firm, which also had branches in Coventry and Leamington and employed 250 people at its peak, went into administration last year after facing financial problems.

Now the Birmingham Employment Tribunal has approved 90 days' pay totalling more than £180,000 to up to 30 former employees after they complained they were not given adequate prior warning about the firm's closure or consulted under trade union law.

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