Okonfo v Krisp Clothing Co plc [1995] IT/63032/93

Reports relating to this case:

  • Black shop manager did not "fit in"

    1 December 1995

    In Okonfo v Krisp Clothing Co plc a London North industrial tribunal (Chair: P R K Menon) rules that a black shop manager who did not "fit in" with the rest of the employer's senior management, who were all white, was dismissed on grounds of race. In the tribunal's view, having "appointed a black manager as an experiment, the respondent came to the conclusion that the experiment had failed".