In Wardle v Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank  IRLR 604 CA, the Court of Appeal held that compensation for future loss of earnings spanning the employee's whole career is appropriate only where "there is no real prospect of the employee ever obtaining an equivalent job".
The Court of Appeal has held that the employment tribunal was wrong to assess compensation for a banker who was unfairly dismissed and suffered race discrimination on the basis that he would be unlikely to find an equivalent job again.
In Yeboah v (1) Crofton and (2) London Borough of Hackney a former council official who unlawfully discriminated against a black colleague is ordered by a Stratford employment tribunal (Chair: J Scannell) to pay compensation of £45,000 (plus £14,000 interest) for injury to feelings, including aggravated damages. This is believed to be the highest award ever made in a race case against an individual who was not an employer.
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