Noone v North West Thames Regional Health Authority [1988] IRLR 195 CA

Reports relating to this case:

  • Scope of action recommendation remedy

    Date:
    1 January 1989

    In Noone v North West Thames Regional Health Authority (No 2) (15.7.88) EOR23D, the Court of Appeal holds that an industrial tribunal, which found that the complainant had been unlawfully discriminated against for a vacancy as a consultant, erred in recommending that the employers should seek authorisation to dispense with their statutory obligation to advertise their next vacancy for a consultant.

  • Drawing inferences of discrimination

    Date:
    1 July 1988

    In Noone v North West Thames Regional Health Authority (17.3.88) EOR20E, the Court of Appeal holds that where there is a finding that a black candidate for a post has not been selected despite superior qualifications and the employer fails to provide a satisfactory explanation, usually a legitimate inference will be that the discrimination was on racial grounds.