Late last month, Topshop owner Sir Philip Green rejected allegations that he had engaged in unlawful racist or sexist behaviour, saying that as far as he was concerned there had been some banter, but that this had never been offensive.
At this stage it is not possible to say whether there is any truth at all to the allegations. But the case does raise again the question of exactly where the line on banter should be drawn.
Anthony Sakrouge appears in City A.M. commenting "the case does raise again the question of exactly where the line on banter should be drawn".
Anthony is head of the employment team. He acts for both employers and employees, specialising in contentious work and negotiations relating to the complex starting and leaving packages of directors and other senior employees.
City A.M. 19 November 2018.pdf