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Royal Mail Group Ltd v Efobi [2021] UKSC 33

Clarity of burden of proof in discrimination cases


The main issue raised on this appeal is whether a change in the wording of equality legislation has altered the burden of proof in employment cases where discrimination is alleged.

Section 54A(2) of the Race Relations Act 1976 provided that where, on the hearing of a complaint of discrimination or harassment on grounds of race:

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