Bentwood Bros (Manchester) Ltd v Shepherd [2003] IRLR 364 CA

Reports relating to this case:

  • Compensation: Application of discount for accelerated payment of future loss

    5 September 2003

    In Bentwood Brothers (Manchester) Ltd v Shepherd the Court of Appeal holds that as a matter of principle, an employment tribunal should take account of the fact that a complainant who is awarded compensation for future loss of earnings has the benefit of accelerated payment in receiving a sum which he or she would otherwise receive in instalments over the period of loss.