An employment tribunal due to hear from Tim Watts, the Pertemps chief executive accused of sexual harassment and sexual discrimination, was adjourned after the claimant’s solicitor was the victim of a car jacking.
The tribunal was told Gemma Roberts, the legal representative for Debbie Smith, was taken to hospital on Tuesday morning which meant she would not be able to attend the hearing which was due to take place yesterday (Wednesday).
Mr Watts will now give evidence later this month.
Mother-of-three Mrs Smith, of Sutton Coldfield, alleges that Mr Watts said she looked like “a sexy nurse”, was “pretty” and told offensive jokes.
The 49-year-old was employed as a £90,000 a-year managing director for subsidiary company CNA Executive but was made redundant in June 2009.
She has also claimed he told her to phone him before she went into the shower. Mr Watts has denied all claims.