Abegaze v Shrewsbury College of Arts and Technology - New employment does not always put an end to losses: in this case, it did

ET can limit compensation to when claimant finds new job even if that job is lost shortly afterwards

In 1999 Shrewsbury College rejected Mr Abegaze's job application. The ET in 2000 found that Shrewsbury had discriminated against him on racial grounds (Mr Abegaze is Ethiopian). Mr Abegaze was awarded just over £25000 comprising £4000 for personal injury, £4000 for injury to feelings, interest and £10,581 for loss of earnings (calculated up to the date when he found a new job). He had wanted around £1.6m and appealed.

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