This week's case round-up from Eversheds, covering: compensatory awards; and safe places of work.
A Court of Appeal ruling could mean the days of massive county court compensation pay-outs for cases of stress are numbered.
The number of massive compensation payouts awarded for stress by the county courts could be slashed following a Court of Appeal ruling.
When staff return from sick leave due to stress the onus is on the employer to ensure their workload is appropriate, the Court of Appeal has ruled, by Nicholas Moore.
The onus is on the employer to ensure workload is appropriate when staff return from sick leave due to stress, rules the Court of Appeal.
Continuing our regular series on the implications of recent significant cases. Debra Gers, associate solicitor, the human resources group, at Eversheds, looks at the issues.
This week's case roundup from Eversheds, covering stress claims and holiday pay funds.
Continuing our regular series on the implications of recent significant cases. Sue Nickson, partner and head of employment law at Hammond Suddards Edge, looks at the issues, including equal pay, stress and clear covenants.
In Unwin v West Sussex County Council, a teacher whose depression was exacerbated by a short period of negligent treatment by her employers wins limited damages.
In Witham v Hastings and Rother NHS Trust, a former ward sister wins High Court damages after her nursing career was cut short by anxiety and depression caused by occupational stress.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to employee health (stress).