Logo v Payone GmbH [2024]

  • Decision Number
    EAT 9
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeal Tribunal (UKEAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Discrimination and Equality
Issues covered: Indirect Discrimination; Race Discrimination

Background: 

The claimant commenced employment with the respondent in 2016 as an Accounts Manager.  A large amount of the respondent’s business was in German but it was accompanied by English translations.    In 2020 the website was changed only to German. 

The claimant stated this disadvantaged him as he was based in the United Kingdom and he was English speaking meaning that he could no longer use the site.   The claimant applied for promotion in 2020, which had only been advertised in German.  The claimant was informed he would not be able to take on the role as he did not speak German.  This led to the claims of indirect

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This article is correct at 29/02/2024
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Jason Elliott BL
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