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Case Summaries

This section contains 100’s of professionally prepared case summaries relevant to employment law. They report decisions from the tribunals and courts of the UK and Europe and are updated as important new cases arise.

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Title Author Case Date
Andrew v Eden College & Ors - Preparation Time Order cannot cover time spent at hearing [2011] EAT admin 10/05/2011
Allaway v Reilly & Lothian & Borders Fire Board - EAT rules that there is an arguable case of sex discrimination against an individual as well as an employer [2007] EAT admin 31/05/2007
A v B - spent conviction must be relevant to issue before the court admin
Allison v London Underground Ltd - the liability imposed by reg 9 of the PUWER regs is "strict" liability which is not the same as "absolute" or "no-fault" liability - [2008] EWCA Civ 71 on 13.2.08 admin
Anglian Windows Ltd v The GMB - injunction restraining industrial action refused - High Court (QBD) 27.4.07 admin
Angela Sirdar v Ministry of Defence ECJ 2000 admin 26/10/1999
Abegaze v Shrewsbury College of Arts & Technology 2010 CA admin 20/02/2009
Apex Masonry Contractors Ltd v Everritt - Holiday pay rights on ending employment [2005] EAT admin 26/09/2005
Allaway - Fire Master v (1) Reilly (2) Lothian & Borders Fire Board - Requirements for naming an individual respondent [2007] EAT admin 31/05/2007
Anwar v Tower Hamlets College - headaches, "frozen shoulder" and the meaning of "disability" admin
A v B and Anor - Tribunal should be slow to strike out unfair dismissal claim if earlier discrimination-related grievance may have influenced employer admin
Abdirahman v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions - individuals from the EEA did not have a right to reside in UK and so could not claim DSS benefits - CA 5.7.07 admin
Allen & ors v Amalgamated Construction Co Ltd ECJ 2000 admin 02/12/1999
Athinaiki Chartopoiia AE v Panagiotidis ECJ 2007 admin 15/02/2007
A v (1) B (2) C - Only cases that are "merely fanciful" should be dismissed as having "no reasonable prospects of success" [2009] EAT admin 13/05/2009
Alstom Transport v Tilson - Prejudging matters inevitably creates appearance of bias on part of Chairman [2007] EAT admin 04/12/2007
Advance Security UK Ltd v Sheeba - statutory procedures, procedural unfairness, and contribution to dismissal admin
Arrowsmith v Nottingham Trent University - tribunal was entitled to make costs award admin
Ab & Ors v Small Mines v Small Mines v UK Coal - claims against co-defendants in Btish Coal litigation - High Court (QBD) 13.8.07 admin
Alabaster v Woolwich plc & anor CA 2005 admin 03/05/2005
Aziz v Trinity Street Taxis Ltd CA 1988 admin 26/02/1988
Accurist Watches Ltd v Wadher - No absolute requirement for witness evidence to support application for time extension [2009] EAT admin 23/03/2009
Adult Learning Inspectorate & others v Beloff - Member of ALI is in Crown employment and so excluded from consultation rights [2008] EAT admin 30/01/2008
Aberdeen City Council v McNeill - employee's repudiatory breach prevents subsequent constructive dismissal claim admin
Alexander Heimann, Konstantin Toltschin v Kaiser GmbH - short-time working and annual leave entitlement admin
Arkwell v United Kingdom - no discrimination over widows' pensions - ECtHR 25.9.07 admin
Ashby v Addison and another (Brayton News) EAT 2003 admin 17/01/2003
Attorney General's Reference No 86 of 2006 CA 2006 admin 04/10/2006
Asda Stores Ltd v Green - Employer's investigation in misconduct dismissal need only fall within range of reasonableness [2009] EAT admin 18/03/2009
Augustin v (1) Total Quality Staff Ltd (2) Humphries - Assignments for agency worker constituted daily contracts of employment [2008] EAT admin 01/02/2008
Amnesty International v Ahmed - the basic question in a direct discrimination case is what is the “ground” for the treatment complained of? admin
Allen & Ors v TRW Systems Ltd - mistaken payment does not establish legally binding practice admin
Airbus UK Ltd v Webb - dismissal is admin
Arblade and Leloup (in Re) ECJ 2001 admin 23/12/1999
Air Canada & anr v Basra EAT 2000 admin 21/02/2000
Allen v Secretary of State for Work & Pensions (JobCentre Plus) - Grievances were not "extant" so claim could not proceed [2010] EAT admin 19/01/2010