Court dispute | Tribunal awards £1m payout to employee in racist attack case

Tribunal awards £1m payout to employee in racist attack case

A man has been awarded a £1million compensation payment after an Employment Tribunal ruled that he was unfairly dismissed for defending himself from a racist attack.

Richard Hastings, a former IT manager at King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, experienced an altercation with a delivery driver whilst at work. The driver racially abused Hastings - who is of Caribbean descent - and assaulted him.

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