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
Andersen v Region Syddanmark ECJ Case C-499/08 - age discrimination admin
Athinaiki Chartopoiia AE v Panagiotidis - meaning of "establishment" in relation to collective redundancy rules - ECJ Case C-270/05, 15.2.07 admin
Ahmed v Wincanton Group Ltd - ET failed to consider Autoclenz when deciding whether worker was an employee 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
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
Aziz v First Division Association (FDA) - no "continous act" back to 1999 to bring old allegations within time limit admin
Appleton v El Safty - compensation for loss of earnings - QBD 23.3.07 admin
Acorn Packaging v Carroll - failure to argue appeal admin
Arblade and Leloup (in Re) ECJ 2001 admin 23/12/1999
Air Canada & anr v Basra EAT 2000 admin 21/02/2000
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
Annette Radke v Achterberg Service GmbH & Co - collective redundancies, timing of notices of dismissal - ECJ Case C-115/06 (Reference) admin
Amicus v G & H Web Offset Ltd - union recognition - CAC 4.4.07 admin
AIB Group (UK) Plc v (1) Fletcher (2) Moriarty (3) Stewart - incorporated terms only variable by agreement admin
Arnup & anor v MW White Ltd CA 2008 admin 07/05/2008
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
Arnup & anor v MW White Ltd - the "benevolence exception" when calculating compensation - High Court (QBD) 27.4.07 admin
Amicus v Ritrama (UK) Ltd - union recognition - CAC 13.3.07 admin
Arhin v Enfield Primary Care Trust - no logic to tribunal's conclusion that job selection process was "mistaken" rather than discriminatory admin
Akavan Erityisalojen Keskusliitto AEK ry and Ors v Fujitsu Siemens Computers Oy ECJ 2009 admin 10/09/2009
Angestelltenbetriebsrat v Wiener ECJ 2000 admin 11/05/1999
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
AXA General Insurance Ltd & Ors v The Scottish Ministers & Ors - insurers' challenge to 2009 Scottish asbestos Act fails again admin
AB & Ors v British Coal Corporation (Department of Trade & Industry) - success for claimants in the Respiratory Disease Litigation - High Court (QBD) 27.6.07 admin
AB v Ministry of Defence - hearing in private "expedient" on grounds of national security admin
Anderson v Pringle of Scotland Ltd CS 1998 admin 19/11/1997
Anya v Oxford University & anor CA 2001 admin 22/03/2001
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
Al Rawi & Ors v The Security Service & Ors - no "closed material procedure" in "ordinary" courts as opposed to Employment Tribunals admin
AG & Ors - Asylum and Immigration Tribunal - "jobseeker" can be "worker" - 3.8.07 admin