Patel v Somerfield Stores Ltd [1996] IT/2575/95

Reports relating to this case:

  • Failure to achieve "racial mix" led to dismissal

    1 March 1997

    A store manager who was dismissed following his failure to achieve a racial staff mix in his store to reflect the customer profile, was unlawfully discriminated against, rules a Bedford industrial tribunal (Chair: J M Wheeldon) in Patel v Somerfield Stores Ltd.