Bishop v The Cooper Group plc [1994] IT/60910/92

Reports relating to this case:

  • Successful boys would "fit in"

    Date:
    1 September 1994

    In Bishop v The Cooper Group plc a London South industrial tribunal (Chair: E R Donnelly), hearing "alarm bells" when told that the successful male candidates for apprenticeships in a wholly male environment would "fit in", rules that a teenage girl was turned down because of her sex.

  • Girl trainee mechanic awarded over £24,000

    Date:
    1 September 1994

    A teenage girl who was turned down for an apprenticeship as a garage mechanic is awarded compensation of £24,389, including £3,500 for injury to feelings, by a London South industrial tribunal (Chair: E R Donnelly) in Bishop v The Cooper Group plc.