Boohene v Royal Parks Ltd [2024]

  • Decision Number
    EWCA Civ 583
  • Legal Body
    Court of Appeal (IECA)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Discrimination, Pay
Issues covered: Agency Workers; Discrimination; Race discrimination; Pay

Summary Description:

No indirect discrimination found when agency workers were not paid the London Living Wage yet those directly employed were.   The issue was a matter of their contract with the agency and not with the principal.


The respondent had engaged part of its workforce directly, known as ‘directly employed, and others through an agency known as ‘indirectly employed’.   The directly employed workers were civil servants until their employment transferred to the respondent.  They are mainly office workers and predominantly white.  The indirectly employed workers take on functions such as cleaning and maintenance, gate locking and

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This article is correct at 28/05/2024

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