Leonard v Southern Derbyshire Chamber of Commerce [2001] IRLR 19 EAT

Reports relating to this case:

  • Disability discrimination: Clinical depression had substantial adverse effect on normal day-to-day activities

    Date:
    1 December 2000

    An employee's clinical depression had a substantial adverse effect on her ability to carry out normal day-to-day activities and was therefore a disability within the meaning of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995, holds the EAT in Leonard v Southern Derbyshire Chamber of Commerce.

  • Misapplying Guidance

    Date:
    1 December 2000

    An employment tribunal applying the Secretary of State's Guidance on the definition of disability should not balance out the effect of an impairment on different activities, according to the EAT in Leonard v Southern Derbyshire Chamber of Commerce.