Buxton v Equinox Design Ltd [1999] IRLR 158 EAT

Reports relating to this case:

  • Disability discrimination: Medical evidence required for DDA compensation awards

    15 April 1999

    An employment tribunal erred in its assessment of compensation in respect of an employee dismissed contrary to the Disability Discrimination Act when it limited the period of future loss to one year without hearing medical evidence, the EAT holds in Buxton v Equinox Design Ltd.

  • Managing compensation hearings

    1 March 1999

    In Buxton v Equinox Design Ltd the EAT has given guidance on the practice and procedure an employment tribunal should adopt in assessing compensation for discrimination in general, and disability discrimination in particular.