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Simon King
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Santander UK causes 2.8m Damage to Employee

06th May 2010
Allegations of race discrimination appear to have stuck on Santander UK in a high-profile legal battle that has made UK history on a number of accounts. Santander UK is the UK bank previously known as Abbey National and taken over in 2004 by Emilio Bot...
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Importance of RR65 Race Relations Act Questionnaire demonstrated by Banco Santander Group

31st July 2009
The importance of the Race Relations Act Questionnaire RR65 is highlighted by the high-profile Chagger v Abbey National plc & Hopkins (2006) UK legal case, where the Employment Tribunal made a finding of race discrimination, which subsequently led to the ...
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Suing Your Employer: The Uphill Battle

04th July 2009
The intense struggle employees, who have suffered employment related discrimination, can expect to experience when challenging a powerful employer is somewhat illustrated by the high-profile legal case Chagger v Abbey National plc & Hopkins (2006). The Em...
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Appeal Stages and Court Structure in Employment Disputes

23rd June 2009
The high-profile Chagger v Abbey National plc & Hopkins [2006] legal case, where the Employment Tribunal's verdict of race discrimination led to the record £2.8 million compensation award, is due to be heard by the Court of Appeal next month (July 2009)....
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Proving Race Discrimination in Employment

11th June 2009
Direct race discrimination is when an organisation (or an employee of the organisation) treats a person less favourably than someone else on racial grounds. Proving direct race discrimination is not trivial. The burden of proof is on the employee alleging...