Wakeman and others v Quick Corporation and another [1999] IRLR 424 CA

Reports relating to this case:

  • Pay difference not race-based

    Date:
    1 September 1999

    In Wakeman and others v Quick Corporation the Court of Appeal has held that an employer did not discriminate on racial grounds by paying UK-recruited staff substantially less than staff seconded from Japan.

  • Race discrimination: Paying local recruits substantially less than foreign secondees was not directly discriminatory

    Date:
    15 April 1999

    An employment tribunal was entitled to find that the London branch of a Japanese company did not treat three locally recruited managers less favourably than Japanese secondees at their level, by paying them substantially less than the secondees, because they were not Japanese, holds the Court of Appeal in Wakeman and others v Quick Corporation and another.