The test STRESS

Rayment, Andrew
September 2006
Management Services;Autumn2006, Vol. 50 Issue 3, p14
Academic Journal
The article considers the increasing number of work-related stress claims in Great Britain. Initially stress claims were presented as personal injury claims, but recently, and perhaps more worryingly for employers, people have seen the novel use of other legislation, such as the Protection from Harassment Act 1997. The increasing use of the Harassment Act has changed the legal landscape. Two recent cases in which claims have been made against employers on the grounds of vicarious liability are Banks v. Ablex Ltd. and Majrowski v. Guy's and Saint Thomas' NHS Trust.


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