Hammond v International Network Services UK Ltd: QBD 1 Nov 2007

Peter Coulson QC J said that in order to establish harassment under the 1997 Act, there must be conduct:
i) which occurs on at least two occasions;
ii) which is targeted at the claimant;
iii) which is calculated in an objective sense to cause alarm or distress;
iv) which is objectively judged to be oppressive and unreasonable.
Peter Coulson QC HHJ
[2007] EWHC 2604 (QB)
Protection from Harassment Act 1997
England and Wales
ApprovedHelen Green v DB Group Services (UK) Ltd QBD 1-Aug-2006
The claimant sought damages from her former employers, asserting that workplace bullying and harassment had caused injury to her health. She had had a long term history of depression after being abused as a child, and the evidence was conflicting, . .
See alsoHammond v International Network Services (UK) Ltd and Another CA 15-Sep-2005
Leave application . .

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AdoptedRayment v Ministry of Defence QBD 18-Feb-2010
The claimant sought damages alleging harassment by officers employed by the defendant. An internal investigation had revealed considerable poor behaviour by the senior officers, and that was followed by hostile behaviour. The defendant had put up . .

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Updated: 31 January 2021; Ref: scu.261578