By Rachel Richardson

Workplace stress is often a trigger for employment disputes and claims – and better stress management can help to prevent time-consuming, costly and reputationally damaging conflict.

Ogier’s Counsel Rachel Richardson said: “Stress can be both a symptom of trouble in the workplace that can give rise to a claim, and a cause of a claim in itself. From the point of view of employers, prevention is always better than cure”. This session looks
at case law about how the courts and tribunals deal with stress disputes, how potential claims arise, and what the statute book has to say.