Tag Archives: mental health

Receptionist suffering from public phobia wins £56k after unfair dismissal

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Case History Sacramenta D’Silva worked at a chest clinic at Croydon Health Services NHS Trust for 18 years. She lost her job after telling her employer that public facing work was impossible because of her ‘public phobia’. In a tribunal ruling D’Silva won £56,000 for unfair dismissal. After a long sick leave, she returned to […]

Monzo Bank to Offer Paid Leave for Pregnancy Loss

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Online bank, Monzo, will be one of the first companies to offer paid leave to employees going through pregnancy loss.  Monzo, is a UK based online banking company founded in 2015 that employs around 1600 employees.  The news comes after Monzo’s HR boss, Tara Mansfield, said that the bank will help those forced to terminate […]