Lords remind employers of stress duties
This report relates to 1 case(s)
Barber v Somerset County Council  IRLR 475 HL (4 other reports)
The House of Lords has overturned the decision in one of the four cases that made up the landmark Court of Appeal Sutherland judgment on work-related stress.
The Court of Appeal's 2002 judgment overturned three awards of compensation for stress, including one of £101,000 to a secondary school teacher, Alan Barber (see Court of Appeal issues guidelines on stress claims).