Harding v The Pub Estate Company Ltd [2005] All ER (D) 156 (May) CA

Reports relating to this case:

  • Employers' liability: Employer not responsible for pub's rough customers

    29 July 2005

    In Harding v The Pub Estate Company Ltd, the Court of Appeal holds that the approach adopted by the Court of Appeal in Hartman v South Essex Mental Health and Community Care NHS Trust is correct. The test is whether injury through stress at work, whether physical or psychiatric, to the particular employee was reasonably foreseeable in the light of what the employer knew, or ought to have known.

  • High hurdles to clear hinder stress-related injury claims

    21 June 2005

    Guidelines were set out by the Court of Appeal in Sutherland v Hatton [2002] IRLR when determining whether an employer is liable for psychiatric injury caused by stress at work. But what is the position when stress results in physical injury?

  • Case round-up: Stress at work

    31 May 2005

    This week's case round-up from Eversheds, covering stress at work.