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
Andrews v. Initial Cleaning Services Ltd and anor CA 2000 admin 14/07/1999
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
Ajayi (1) Ogeleyinbo (2) v Aitch Care Homes (London) Ltd - Refusal to accept WTR contravention must be explicit [2012] EAT admin 03/02/2012
Atlantic Air Ltd v Hoff - Acceptance of repudiatory breach need not be communicated to employer, but it must be unequivocal and unambiguous [2008] EAT admin 26/03/2008
Angela Sirdar v Ministry of Defence ECJ 2000 admin 26/10/1999
Amnesty International v Ahmed - the basic question in a direct discrimination case is what is the “ground” for the treatment complained of? admin
Abegaze v Shrewsbury College of Arts & Technology 2010 CA admin 20/02/2009
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
Alam v London Probation Trust - Discriminatory dismissal, continuous acts and causation [2012] EAT admin 15/03/2012
Amey v Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust - Was employment contract terminated, either by changes too fundamental to simply amount to a variation or, indeed, expressly? [2008] EAT admin 29/07/2008
Allen & ors v Amalgamated Construction Co Ltd ECJ 2000 admin 02/12/1999
Aitken v Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis - disability discrimination: disability must be actual and not just perceived admin
Athinaiki Chartopoiia AE v Panagiotidis ECJ 2007 admin 15/02/2007
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
Alexander v Awogboro and London Borough of Hackney - Apparent bias [2005] EAT admin 26/10/2005
Alabaster v Woolwich plc & anor CA 2005 admin 03/05/2005
AQ Ltd v Holden - failure to seek earlier PHR or strike out properly tells against success in costs application admin
Aziz v Trinity Street Taxis Ltd CA 1988 admin 26/02/1988
Adelusi v HM Prison Service - ET decision not perverse [2007] EAT admin 07/12/2007
Austin v Tesco Stores Ltd [2009] EAT admin 27/08/2009
Alemo-Herron & ors v Parkwood Leisure Ltd EAT 2009 admin 12/01/2009
Atkins v Castaways (Chippy) Ltd - no bias, misconduct or procedural irregularity admin
Allen v British Rail Engineering CA 2001 admin 23/02/2001
Ali v Washwood Heath Technology College & Ors - appeal disclosed no errors in law admin
A v B - High Court has jurisdiction for judicial review of decision to prevent publication by ex-Security Services officer - QBD 4.7.08 admin
Afolayan v MRCS Ltd - Costs issues before a fresh tribunal on remission of case from EAT [2011] EAT admin 23/08/2011
Abbott and ors v Littlewoods Plc - As a general rule discrimination claims should not be "disposed of as preliminary points without findings of fact" [2009] EAT admin 21/07/2009
Atos Origin IT Services UK Ltd v Haddock EAT 2004 admin 21/07/2004
Akwiwu & Anor v Onu - burden of proof requires more than difference of race to pass admin
Armstrong v Walter Scott Motors EAT 2003 admin 19/03/2003
AK v Entry Clearance Officer, Dhaka - working holidaymakers - Asylum and Immigration Tribunal 12.7.07 admin
Alstom Transport Ltd v Tilson - Finding of "bogus" contract went beyond tribunal's jurisdiction [2009] EAT admin 11/11/2009
Arnold & Ors v Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council: ".... even the most desiccated Chancery lawyer conjured up by the imagination of a Charles Dickens" would be surprised at arguments spawned by the 2004 dispute resolution regulations [2008] EAT admin 06/11/2008