Lotus F1 factory at Enstone (File Photo)
More than 40 former Caterham employees laid off earlier this month when the team changed ownership from Tony Fernandes' organisation to a Middle East and Swiss consortium are set to sue the team and seek compensation which could amount to several million pounds.
BBC reports that employees were dismissed as part of cost cuts by new owners and 'were sacked without consultation in breach of employment law and are claiming breach of contract and unfair dismissal.'
Christopher Felton, the lawyer representing the former employees, believes up to 50 people were affected by these actions.
'The summary dismissal of employees from Caterham...
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