Coutinho v Rank Nemo (DMS) Ltd - Striking out and enforcement of tribunal awards  EAT
Mr Coutinho is an IT specialist. He describes himself as British Asian. In January 1997 he commenced employment with a company called Vision Information Services (UK) Ltd, He was dismissed in March 2004, ostensibly by reason of redundancy.
In June 2004 Mr Coutinho brought an unfair dismissal claim and a race discrimination claim. A month later, in July 2004, Vision Information Services's business was acquired by a subsdiary of the Rank Corporation called Deluxe Media Services Ltd.