ICTS (UK) Ltd v Visram [2020]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    EWCA Civ 202
  • Legal Body
    England and Wales Court of Appeal (EWCA)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Discrimination and Equality, Contracts of Employment
Issues covered: Disability Discrimination; Long-Term Disability Benefit; Return to Work

The claimant worked for the respondent (and its predecessor company) since 1992 as a security co-ordinator.  In the claimant’s terms and conditions of employment it stated that long-term disability benefit was available for those who:

‘…were absent from, and unable to, work due to sickness and injury for a continuous period of twenty-six weeks or more.’

This disability benefit would be paid from 26 weeks after the absence until the return to work, death or retirement of the employee.   The claimant was absent due to work related stress and depression from 2012 until he was dismissed in August 2014 on the grounds of medical capability.  In the background, with his

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This article is correct at 26/02/2020
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Jason Elliott BL
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