Royal Bank of Scotland v AB [2020]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    UKEAT/0266/18
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeal Tribunal (UKEAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Discrimination and Equality
Issues covered: Disability Discrimination; Remedy; Psychiatric Injury

The claimant worked for the respondent bank as a customer services officer from October 2008 until her resignation in May 2014.  In, what was supposed to be her first day in employment, August 2008 she was knocked down by a car causing significant injuries to her leg.  This meant that she had to wear a brace and use crutches when she first began working and she continued to have a limp throughout her employment. Throughout her employment she also developed mental illness.  Both the physical and mental illnesses were regarded as being disabilities under the legislation.

The claimant brought claims for constructive unfair dismissal and disability discrimination.  

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This article is correct at 10/03/2020
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