Indirect Discrimination: Theirs not to reason why

The Supreme Court has ruled that claimants do not need to prove why they have suffered group disadvantage for their indirect discrimination claim to succeed, write Joanna Chatterton and Ed Livingstone

Cases Referenced

  • Chief Constable of Avon and Somerset Constabulary v Chew [2001] UKEAT/503/00
  • Chief Constable of West Yorkshire Police v Homer [2012] UKSC 15
  • Essop and ors v Home Office (UK Border Agency) [2015] EWCA Civ 609; [2017] UKSC 27
  • Perera v Civil Service Commission [1982] IRLR 147