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When does persuasion become victimisation?

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Defending discrimination claims can be time-consuming, expensive and stressful - no wonder employers will pull out all the stops to persuade a claimant to drop a claim or settle prior to a hearing.

But in doing so, could it run the risk of a victimisation complaint? Not necessarily, according to the Court of Appeal in St Helens Metropolitan Borough Council v Derbyshire & others.