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Categories:
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Listen and pass the quiz: Gain 1 CPD point (60 minutes)
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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
Plays on Computer:
Yes Downloadable as MP3:    Yes
Contributor(s):
Course Aims:

This two part CPDcast aims to examine the laws surrounding harassment, discrimination and stress in the workplace. This second part will analyse the implications of the cases of Hatton v Sutherland and Dickens v O2. It also aims to analyse the overlap between Employment Tribunal Claims and Personal Injury Claims.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Know the background to the case of Hatton v Sutherland;
  • Understand how the case of Hatton handles the issues of duty of care and foreseeability; and causation and apportionment;
  • Appreciate the importance of the case of Sayers;
  • Know the implications of the case of Dickens v O2.
Level:
Intermediate Difficulty: 3 of 5
Classification:
Case Update
Legal Principles
Sources and References:
  • Hatton v Sutherland (2002) EWCA Civ 76;
  • Fairchild v Glenhaven Funeral Services Limited (2002);
  • Hone v Six Continents (2005) EWCA Civ 922;
  • Sayers v Cambridgeshire County Council (2006) EWHC 2029 (QB);
  • Dickins v O2 Plc [2008] Civ 1144;
  • Paterson v Surrey Police Authority (2008) EWHC 2693 (QB);
  • Barber v Somerset County Council [2004] UKHL 13.

In this two part CPDcast series, Rachel Dineley and Paula Jefferson from Beachcroft LLP, discuss the laws pertaining to harassment, discrimination and stress in the workplace.

In Part 2, they examine the important ruling of Dickens v O2, the Hatton Guidelines and the overlap between Employment Tribunal Claims and Personal Injury Claims.

Podcast added: 21/07/09

Podcast last reviewed: 2011-05-31

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