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Lump sum for laid-off housemistress;In brief

A HOUSEMISTRESS has won compensation from a school which failed to follow correct procedures in making her redundant. Casterton school in Carnforth, Lancashire, has been ordered to pay pound;3,500 to Jill Atkinson, 58, who lost her job last year as a sixth-form boarding housemistress. The Manchester employment tribunal said the way in which she had been singled out for redundancy was "subjective, haphazard and unfair".

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