British Telecommunications plc v Williams [1997] IRLR 668 EAT

Reports relating to this case:

  • Sex discrimination: Complaint of sexual harassment at appraisal interview rejected

    Date:
    15 January 1998

    In British Telecommunications Ltd v Williams the EAT overturns an industrial tribunal's decision that an employee suffered sex discrimination when an interview to consider her poor annual performance appraisal was conducted in a way that led to the situation becoming "sexually intimidating" for the employee.

  • Sexually intimidating interview

    Date:
    1 November 1997

    In British Telecommunications plc v Williams (3 June 1997) EOR76E, the EAT overrules an industrial tribunal's finding that a woman's appraisal interview by a male manager was sexually intimidating so as to amount to sexual harassment when there was no woman present and the interview took place in a confined space.