Kirker v British Sugar plc [1998] ET/2601249/97

Reports relating to this case:

  • Kirker award increased

    Date:
    1 September 1999

    In Kirker v British Sugar plc a Nottingham employment tribunal (Chair: D R Sneath) which failed to contemplate that its compensation award of £103,000 would be subject to income tax has reviewed its decision and ordered that the compensation should be "grossed up" in order to ensure that the applicant received what he has actually lost.

  • £103,000 disability award

    Date:
    1 March 1998

    In Kirker v British Sugar plc a Nottingham industrial tribunal (Chair: D R Sneath) holds that a visually-impaired chemist selected for redundancy was discriminated against on grounds of disability and awards compensation of £103,000.