Vento v Chief Constable of West Yorkshire Police (No.2) [2003] IRLR 102 CA

Reports relating to this case:

  • Appeal court gives guidance on injury to feelings awards

    Date:
    8 April 2003

    Tribunals are given guidelines to set realistic boundaries when determining compensation claims for injured feelings in sex discrimination cases. By Sue Nickson, Head of employment law, Hammonds.

  • Sex discrimination: Guidance on awards for injury to feelings in discrimination cases

    Date:
    4 April 2003

    In Vento v Chief Constable of West Yorkshire Police (No.2), the Court of Appeal holds that an employment tribunal was entitled to award £165,000 for future loss of earnings to a probationer police constable who suffered sex discrimination, culminating in her dismissal at the age of 30, two years after her appointment.

  • The price of despair

    Date:
    1 April 2003

    A recent case has set reasonable limits for injury to feelings awards in tribunal cases. But, says James Baker, there are still serious financial penalties for employers who treat employees badly.

  • Guidance on injury to feelings awards

    Date:
    1 February 2003

    In Chief Constable of West Yorkshire Police v Vento (No.2) (20 December 2002), the Court of Appeal sets out guidelines for awarding compensation for injury to feelings in discrimination cases.