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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
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
Agco Ltd v Massey Ferguson Works Pension Trust Ltd and ors CA 2003 admin 17/07/2003
Annette Radke v Achterberg Service GmbH & Co - collective redundancies, timing of notices of dismissal - ECJ Case C-115/06 (Reference) admin
Askew v Governing Body of Clifton School & ors CA 2000 admin 20/07/1999
Amicus v G & H Web Offset Ltd - union recognition - CAC 4.4.07 admin
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
Ashton Seals Ltd v Mate - Role of the Employment Appeal Tribunal is to hear appeals on the law, not fresh arguments on the facts [2007] EAT admin 14/12/2007
Aitken v Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis - disability discrimination: disability must be actual and not just perceived admin
Aon Training Ltd (formerly Totalamber plc & anor v Dore CA 2005 admin 18/03/2005
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
Abrahamsson and Anderson v Fogelqvist ECJ 2000 admin 06/07/2000
Anglian Windows Ltd v The GMB - injunction restraining industrial action refused - High Court (QBD) 27.4.07 admin
Albert v Vidionics Security Systems Ltd - Tribunal failed to establish what the reason was for claimant's resignation [2011] EAT admin 17/08/2011
Abbey Cars (West Horndon) Ltd v Ford - Breach must be sufficiently serious as to be fundamental, but it can then be just one of many reasons causing resignation and still found a constructive dismissal claim [2008] EAT admin 23/05/2008
AQ Ltd v Holden - failure to seek earlier PHR or strike out properly tells against success in costs application admin
Autoclenz Ltd v Belcher & ors CA 2009 admin 13/10/2009
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
Aspden v Webbs Poultry & Meat Group (Holdings) Ltd QBD 1996 admin 27/11/1995
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
Andrew v (1) Cledor Ltd (2) Cluttons LLP - EJ correct to refuse amendment, but in error as to scope of original claim admin
Ashton & Anor v Burbage and District Constitutional Club - Rare example of appellate interference in exercise of EJ discretion [2012] EAT admin 24/02/2012
Adey-Jones v O'Dowd - Percentage of employer's responsibility must be taken into account when assessing compensation for loss due to illness after dismissal [2008] EAT admin 22/05/2008
Akwiwu & Anor v Onu - burden of proof requires more than difference of race to pass admin
Appiah & Anor v Bishop Douglass Roman Catholic High School CA 2007 admin 26/01/2007
Allison v Henry Robb Ltd & Ors - pleural plaques claims stayed pending outcome of challenge to legality of 2009 Scottish Act admin
AB v CD EAT 2001 admin 25/05/2001
Application for Judicial Review by the Christian Institute & ors [2007] NIQB 66 - Sexual Orientation and religion - 11.9.07 admin
Action Contracts (East Midlands) Ltd v (1) Ablitt (2) Asfordby Storage & Haulage Ltd - Insufficient mutuality of obligation to sustain implied contract of employment [2008] EAT admin 17/07/2008
Ahmed & Others, Pannu & Others, Grace v Geo W King (in liquidation) & Others - provision of goods, and TUPE "SPC" transfers admin
Allonby v Accrington & Rossendale College & ors ECJ 2004 admin 13/01/2004
Alemo-Herron and Others v Parkwood Leisure Ltd - collective agreements negotiated after transfer not binding on excluded transferee admin
Ackinclose & ors v Gateshead Council EAT 2004 admin 28/10/2004
AA & Others (Pakistan) - legitmate expectations and the Highly Skilled Migrant Programme - UKAIT 8.1.08 admin