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Vento and inflation

If you’re claiming compensation for injury to feelings in a discrimination case, you’ll need to read the judgment of the Court of Appeal in Vento for guidance on what kind of sum you can sensibly claim. But bear in mind that Vento was decided in 2002, so don’t forget to adjust for the effect of inflation. The Bank of England provides a helpful inflation calculator.

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  1. Arazana

    The EAT case of Miles v Gilbank is incredibly helpful. Per HHJ Pugsley @ para. 12: “We make the point…that actually Vento is now three years old and that is a point of relevance because, whilst we do not have raging inflation….we nevertheless do have quiet inflation which devalues monetary values.”

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