Chagger v Abbey National - guidance on assessment of compensation for future loss of earnings in a successful discrimination claim

Compensation for future loss in a discrimination/dismissal case (i) need not be limited to the period for which the claimant would have remained with the employer if unlawful discrimination had not taken place (ii) can include an amount for "stigma" to take into account any difficulty the claimant can show he would have in finding alternative employment because he had brought a discrimination claim against the employer, but (iii) can be reduced to reflect the chance that the employee would have been dismissed lawfully in any event.

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