Discrimination: Quantifying injury to feelings awards – lessons from case law

Christopher Hitchins and Emma Phillpot consider what recent awards can tell us about the level of compensation an employer will be liable to pay for injured feelings in discrimination cases

Cases Referenced

  • Base Childrenswear Ltd v Otshudi [2019] UKEAT/0267/18/JOJ
  • Cadogan Hotel Partners Ltd v Ozog [2014] UKEAT/0001/14/DM
  • Da’Bell v NSPCC [2009] UKEAT/0227/09/2809
  • Hoch v Thor Atkinson Steel Fabrication Ltd [2019] ET/2411086/2018
  • Komeng v Creative Support Ltd [2019] UKEAT/0275/18/JOJ
  • Laing Ltd v Essa [2004] EWCA Civ 2
  • Lancashire County Council v McGregor [2019] UKEAT/0005/19/JOJ
  • Pereira de Souza v Vinci Construction (UK) Ltd [2017] EWCA Civ 879
  • Simmons v Castle & ors [2012] EWCA Civ 1288
  • Vento v Chief Constable of West Yorkshire Police (No 2) [2002] EWCA Civ 1871