Alexander v The Home Office [1988] IRLR 190 CA

Reports relating to this case:

  • Guidelines on damages for injury to feelings

    Date:
    1 July 1988

    In Alexander v The Home Office (12.2.88) EOR20D, the Court of Appeal holds that awards for injury to feelings arising out of unlawful discrimination should not be nominal and may include aggravated damages. It may also be appropriate to award exemplary damages against an employer.