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
British Airways Plc v Mak & Others - Hong Kong based cabin crew worked partly in Great Britain admin
Bombardier Aerospace-Shorts Brothers PLC v McConnell & ors, NICA 2007 admin 10/09/2007
Basingstoke Press Ltd (The) (in administration) v Clarke EAT 2007 admin 09/01/2007
Brunel University & Anor v Webster & Vaseghi - the without prejudice rule - Court of Appeal 22.5.07 admin
Bull & anor v Nottinghamshire and City of Nottingham Fire and Rescue Authority etc CA 2007 admin 28/02/2007
Briggs & Ors v Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust - status of Maintenance Supervisors under NHS Agenda for Change agreement admin
Bond v United Kingdom - to claim violation of rights under ECHR "a person must be directly affected by the impugned measure" - ECtHR 1.4.08 admin
Brito-Babapulle v Ealing Hospital NHS Trust - Fraud: Dismissal is not automatically fair just because it is for gross misconduct [2013] EAT admin 14/06/2013
Birmingham City Council & Tatlow v Samuels - Race discrimination, victimisation and the burden of proof [2007] EAT admin 24/10/2007
Bates Van Winkelhof v Clyde & Co LLP - whistle-blowing: equity partner was a "worker" admin
Bateman & Others v Asda Stores Ltd EAT 2010 admin 11/02/2010
British Airways v Starmer EAT 2005 admin 21/07/2005
Bvunzai v Glasgow City Council, Court of Session 1/12/05 - "perversity" in a race discrimination context admin
British Airways v Grundy CA 2008 admin 28/07/2008
Blanka Soukupova v Ministerstvo - agricultural workers, and different male/female retirement ages admin
Bone v London Borough of Newham - the "slip-rule" and the overriding objective - [2008] EWCA Civ 435, Court of Appeal 30.4.08 admin
Boulding v Land Securities Trillium Ltd - "No case to answer" [2006] EAT admin 03/05/2006
British Airways Plc v Williams & ors - Flight crew's annual leave pay to be calculated including all contractual allowances, not just basic salary [2008] EAT admin 28/02/2008
Birmingham City Council v Akhtar & Others - equal pay and the "same source" for terms and conditions admin
Barclays Bank plc v Kapur HL 1991 admin 24/01/1991
Buchan v Sec'y of State for Employment EAT 1997 admin 29/07/1996
Brash-Hall v Getty Images Ltd - compensation for loss of job while on maternity leave - Court of Appeal on 9.5.06 admin
Bowyer v Siemens plc, EAT 2005 admin 09/03/2005
Black & Anor v Wilkinson - justification must involve convincing and weighty reasons admin
BRB (Residuary) Ltd v Connex South Eastern Train Co) Ltd - entitlement to indemnity survived mistake, due to Civil Liability (Contribution) Act 1978 - 23.5.08 admin
Burnley BC v Davies & Others - Tribunal's speculation leading to Polkey reduction was not perverse [2009] EAT admin 26/06/2009
Berkshire Linen Services Ltd v Crittenden - Employment judge erred in that it was SSP payments, not wages, that were unlawfully withheld [2008] EAT admin 24/04/2008
Bancroft v Interserve (Facilities Management) Ltd - third party request to remove employee from workplace admin 13/12/2012
Banks v Chief Adjudication Officer HL 2001 admin 28/06/2001
Barber v RJB Mining (UK) Ltd QBD 1999 admin 03/03/1999
Brunsdon v Pattinson & Brewer (1) and NURMTW (2), High Court, 29.6.06 admin
Burns v Santander UK Plc EAT 2011 admin 23/03/2011
Bishop v Golstein - the application of 35(d) of the Partnership Act admin
Bartsch v Bosch und Siemens Hausgeräte (BSH) Altersfürsorge GmbH - no obligation to guarantee protection under Community law if the alleged discriminatory treatment has no link with Community law - ECJ Case C427/06 23.9.08 admin
Bright v Group Taxibus Ltd - New points can be raised on appeal only in exceptional circumstances [2009] EAT admin 23/01/2009
Beck v (1) London Borough of Camden (2) Supporta Care Ltd - No necessity to imply contract of employment between agency worker and either agency or end user [2008] EAT admin 24/06/2008