High Court Upholds Bullying and Harassment Claim

In Green v DB Group Services Limited, the High Court upheld an employee's claim of bullying and harassment and awarded £800,000 in damages on the basis that the employer had breached its duty of care towards the employee. The largest part of the award was £640,000 awarded for future loss of earnings and pension and this marks the case out as being unusual.

The implications of this case will be discussed in our next publication.

7th August 2006

In Green v DB Group Services Limited, the High Court upheld an employee's claim of bullying and harassment and awarded £800,000 in damages on the basis that the employer had breached its duty of care towards the employee. The largest part of the award was £640,000 awarded for future loss of earnings and pension and this marks the case out as being unusual.

The implications of this case will be discussed in our next publication.