Abbey National plc and another v Ackroyd 10 November 2000 CA

Reports relating to this case:

  • Race discrimination: Tribunals must look for indicators that may show racial bias

    Date:
    1 June 2001

    Where there was a shortlist of two equally well-qualified candidates, one white and the other black, an employment tribunal's conclusion that the selection of the former in preference to the latter had nothing to do with the latter's race was not arrived at after proper consideration of the indicators that the latter relied on as pointing to an opposite conclusion, holds the Court of Appeal in Anya v University of Oxford and another.