21 December 2020
Anyone familiar with the case law on whether "costs alone" can justify discrimination could be forgiven for thinking that this is a game of semantics crossed with "spot the difference".
The answer, according to a recent Court of Appeal decision, confirms that cost alone cannot be relied on. While previous Employment Appeal Tribunal cases have held that a "costs plus" approach is required, this phrase is to be avoided.
Shireen and Vikki outline the implications for employers grappling with the UK’s new immigration system.