Willans v Reckitt & Colman plc 2 July 2000 County Court

Reports relating to this case:

  • Employer's knowledge determines stress case

    1 March 2002

    In Willans v Reckitt & Colman plc, a county court awards a factory supervisor £55,383 for a stress-induced psychiatric illness. The case is believed to be the first - although now not the only - successful court action against a company, rather than an institutional body such as a council.