Higgins v Home Counties Newspapers Holdings plc EAT/1048/97

Reports relating to this case:

  • Sex discrimination: Victimisation complaint failed for lack of conscious motivation

    Date:
    15 May 1999

    An employer who summarily dismissed a manager for disobeying an instruction was not consciously motivated by her having previously complained of sexual harassment constituting unlawful sex discrimination, and in those circumstances, holds the EAT in Higgins v Home Counties Newspapers Holdings plc, an employment tribunal was bound to dismiss the manager's victimisation complaint.

  • EAT doubts Nagarajan

    Date:
    1 March 1999

    In Higgins v Home Counties Newspaper Holdings plc the EAT has suggested that the leading victimisation decision, Nagarajan v London Regional Transport DCLD35D, was wrongly decided.