Guidelines were set out by the Court of Appeal in Sutherland v Hatton  IRLR when determining whether an employer is liable for psychiatric injury caused by stress at work. But what is the position when stress results in physical injury?
A review of recent significant cases on practice and procedure in the employment tribunals, EAT and Court of Appeal.
This week's case round-up from Eversheds, covering stress at work.
In Banks v Ablex Ltd, the Court of Appeal holds that the claimant suffered a depressive disorder, allegedly as a result of the conduct of a colleague, but failed to establish that a course of conduct had taken place that could be properly described as harassment under the Protection from Harassment Act 1997, in that she failed to show that the misconduct had occurred on at least two occasions.
The importance of a recent Court of Appeal decision on the confidentiality of information held by occupational health departments has been clarified in a new commentary on the case.
Sarah Collins of Addleshaw Goddard brings you a comprehensive update on the latest decisions that could affect your organisation and advice on what to do about them.
In Hartman v South Essex Mental Health and Community Care NHS Trust and other appeals, the Court of Appeal holds that, for a stress at work case to succeed, it must be shown that the injury was not too remote.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to employee health.