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
Butler v Mellons Ltd & Anor - Discrimination, victimisation and constructive unfair dismissal [2011] EAT admin 21/10/2011
Baker v Quantum Clothing Group & ors CA [2009] EWCA Civ 499 - Employers lose in the Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Deafness Litigation admin
Birmingham City Council v Laws - New issue on final day of hearing [2006] EAT admin 27/09/2006
Benney v DEFRA - whistle-blowing, interim relief, and the meaning of "likely". admin
Burton & anor v de Vere Hotels EAT 1997 admin 18/09/1996
Brentjens BV, Maatschappij BV & Albany BV (ECJ) 2001 admin 21/09/1999
British Association for Shooting and Conservation v Cokayne EAT 2007 admin 12/10/2007
Barratt v Hughes and another (t-a Colonia of Bailgate) EAT 2003 admin 21/05/2003
Birmingham City Council v Barker & Others - It is appropriate to have full tribunal, not judge alone, at PHR on genuine material factor defence [2009] EAT admin 29/10/2009
Barchester Healthcare Ltd v Tayeh - Tribunal wrongly substituted own view for that of employer [2012] EAT admin 11/04/2012
Baker v Quantum Clothing Group Ltd and Pretty Polly Ltd - exposure to noise at work admin
Burgess v Bear Stearns International Ltd - Tribunal's approach to Polkey - Assuming that is what it was - Was flawed [2011] EAT admin 10/02/2011
Barreto v Wincanton Group Ltd - Court of Appeal or EAT? Go forum-shopping, but time limits continue to run just the same... admin
Bridge Trustees Ltd v Yates and ors (DWP intervening) CA 2010 admin 04/03/2010
Brooks v British Telecom plc CA 1992 admin 27/11/1992
Banks v Theatre Royal de la Monnaie ECJ 2000 admin 30/03/2000
BCCI v Ali & ors (No 2) CA 2002 admin 31/01/2002
Berta v Hummus Brothers Ltd - Granting stay pending House of Lords judgement is consistent with overriding objective [2008] EAT admin 11/07/2008
Bijlani v Stewart QC & Ors admin
Brill v Interactive Business Communications Ltd - remission by EAT of case that could not succeed wasted costs and was "abuse of process" admin
Baxter v Titan Aviation Ltd - Avoiding confusion between "working time" and "working" for minimum wage purposes [2011] EAT admin 30/08/2011
Brown v J & J Baxter (t/a Careham Hall) - no stigma damages where stigma not "in consequence of" (unfair) dismissal admin
Bland v Sparkes CA 1999 admin 07/12/1999
Burgess v Plymouth City Council CA 2006 admin 30/12/2005
Blockbuster Entertainment Ltd v James CA 2006 admin 25/05/2006
Brand v Compro Computer Services Ltd CA 2004 admin 16/02/2004
Bristol City Council v Palma - Abuse of process [2006] EAT admin 21/11/2006
Bowyer v Siemens - compensation for unfair dismissal when an employee's entitlement would otherwise be above the statutory cap. admin
Bhatt v Fontain Motors Ltd - Health & Safety, falls from height admin
Blitz v Vectone Group Holdings Ltd - "Schoolboy howler" of slightly late answer did not warrant debarring respondent from appeal hearing [2010] EAT admin 10/11/2010
Beardshall v Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council & Ors - genuine ill health should be investigated admin
Brown v London Borough of Croydon & Anor - burden of proof in sex and race discrimination cases - CA 26.1.07 admin
Boswell v Taunton Association for the Homeless Ltd EAT 2001 admin 24/10/2001
Beevor v Humberside Fire Brigade EAT 2003 admin 19/11/2003
Balgobin and Francis v Borough of Tower Hamlets EAT 1987 admin 14/07/1987
Barratt v. Accrington & Rossendale College - Sickness and claim of unfair constructive dismissal [2007] EAT admin 12/01/2007