Stress

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  • Stress management: 2013 XpertHR survey

    Date:
    12 November 2013
    Type:
    Survey analysis

    This year's XpertHR survey of stress management is based on feedback from 151 employers on the steps they take to manage, prevent and reduce stress among employees in the worplace.

  • Case round-up

    Date:
    1 December 2012
    Type:
    Law reports

    Georgina Kyriacou and David Malamentenios are partners and Melissa Powys-Rogrigues, Sandra Martins, Colin Makin and Krishna Santra are associates at Colman Coyle Solicitors. They round up the latest rulings.

  • No employer liability for HR professional's illness not caused by work

    Date:
    12 March 2012
    Type:
    Law reports

    The High Court has held that an employer was not liable for an HR professional's chronic fatigue syndrome because the employee's illness was not caused by her work.

  • Stress

    Type:
    Line manager briefings

    Line manager briefing on preventing stress and managing employees who are experiencing stress.

  • Stress quiz

    Type:
    Line manager briefings

    A quiz for line managers to test their knowledge on the law and practice relating to stress prevention and management.

  • Stress: Employer's liability for psychiatric injury

    Date:
    10 March 2009
    Type:
    Law reports

    In Dickins v O2 plc [2009] IRLR 58 CA, the Court of Appeal held that the employer was liable for damages for the employee's work-related psychiatric injury because its response to her obviously mounting stress was inadequate.

  • Slough case will help workers claim compensation for work-related stress

    Date:
    1 March 2009
    Type:
    Law reports

    Howard Fidderman reports on a Court of Appeal decision that should help workers claiming compensation for work-related stress.

  • Dickins v O2 Plc

    Date:
    22 October 2008
    Type:
    Law reports

    The Court of Appeal has upheld a county court decision to award damages for psychiatric injury due to excessive work-related stress.

  • Stress at work policy and procedure

    Type:
    Policies and documents

    A model policy and procedure to set out the organisation's rules on work-related stress and the steps to be taken to manage the health and safety risks associated with stress.

  • Corr (administratix of the estate of Thomas Corr (deceased)) v IBC Vehicles Ltd

    Date:
    4 March 2008
    Type:
    Law reports

    In Corr (administratix of the estate of Thomas Corr (deceased)) v IBC Vehicles Ltd [2008] UKHL 13 HL, the House of Lords has held that an employer was liable for the subsequent suicide of an employee who had had a serious accident at work six years earlier that was the result of a breach of its duty of care.