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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
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Course Aims:

This podcast with employment law specialists Emma Satyamurti and Jasmine Patel from Leigh Day provides a useful guide for practitioners interested in the remedies available for victims of discrimination. It sets out the financial and non-financial remedies available, explains how and when the Employment Tribunal will award a remedy for discrimination and highlights some of the key issues practitioners should be alive to when preparing these claims.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Understand how discrimination remedies differ from the general remedies available for other types of employment claim;
  • Appreciate how and when compensation for injury to feelings and health will be awarded and the type of evidence that will be required to support such a claim;
  • Have considered how injury to feelings will be assessed by the ET;
  • Be aware of the financial remedies available for discrimination and understand how financial loss should be calculated;
  • Be aware of the non-financial remedies available for discrimination and when they might be appropriate;
  • Know what factors the ET will take into account when determining the remedy to be granted.
Level:
General Interest Difficulty: 2 of 5
Classification:
Legal Principles
Practical Guide
Sources and References:
  • Alexander v Home Office [1988] ICR 685;
  • Chagger v Abbey National Plc & Anor [2009] EWCA Civ 1202 (13 November 2009);
  • Da'Bell v NSPCC [2010] IRLR 19 EAT;
  • EAT ICTS v Tchoula [2000] IRLR 64;
  • Equality Act 2010;
  • Essa v Laing Ltd [2004] IRLR 313 (CA);
  • Marshall/Southampton and South-West Hampshire Area Health Authority (Teaching), Case 152/84 (26 February 1986);
  • Michalak v Mid-Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust and others ET/1810815/2008;
  • Sheriff v Klyne Tugs (Lowestoft) Ltd [1999] EWCA Civ 1663 (24 June 1999);
  • Vento v Chief Constable of West Yorkshire Police [2002] EWCA Civ 1871 (20 December 2002);
  • Wilding v British Telecommunications Plc [2002] EWCA Civ 349 (19 March 2002).
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In this podcast Emma Satyamurti and Jasmine Patel from Leigh Day discuss discrimination remedies available under the Equality Act 2010.

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Date Recorded: 3rd April 2013

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