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
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
Balamoody v UK Council for Nursing, Midwifery and Health Visiting CA 2002 admin 06/12/2001
Bilka-Kaufhaus Gmbh v Weber von Hartz ECJ 1987 admin 13/05/1985
Biffa Waste Services Ltd and anor v (1) Maschinenfabrik Ernst Hese GmbH (2) Outokumpu Wenmac AB and ors - the limits of vicarious liabiity for "borrowed employee" - [2008] EWCA Civ 1257 on 12.11.08 admin
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
Bateman & Others v Asda Stores Ltd - contract entitled employer to unilaterally amend pay scheme admin
Badra v Gardiner & Theobald LLP - For an employment tribunal to have jurisdiction, an ET1 claim form must give details of the claim [2012] EAT admin 24/09/2010
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
Briggs & Ors v. Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust [2009] EAT admin 29/04/2009
Baker v Quantum Clothing Group & ors CA [2009] EWCA Civ 499 - Employers lose in the Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Deafness Litigation admin
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
Barnes v (1) Martello Professional Risks Ltd & Others (2) Parabis Law LLP - misunderstanding as to purpose of PHR in TUPE claim was ground for review admin
Brown v Airway Handling Ltd - Unfair dismissal and alternative employment [2006] EAT admin 05/04/2006
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
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
Baker v Quantum Clothing Group Ltd and Pretty Polly Ltd - exposure to noise at work admin
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
Bournemouth University v Buckland - finding fundamental breach in constructive dismissal does not involve "range of reasonable responses" test admin
Bridgewater Paper Co v (1) Hillyer (2) Reid - Unjustified limited interpretation of long-term disability scheme [2010] EAT admin 10/02/2010
Blockbuster Entertainment Ltd v James CA 2006 admin 25/05/2006
Brand v Compro Computer Services Ltd CA 2004 admin 16/02/2004
Berta v Hummus Brothers Ltd - Granting stay pending House of Lords judgement is consistent with overriding objective [2008] EAT admin 11/07/2008
Brill v Interactive Business Communications Ltd - remission by EAT of case that could not succeed wasted costs and was "abuse of process" admin
Brennan & Others v (1) Sunderland City Council (2) GMB (3) Unison - unlawful discrimination and contribution towards liability admin
British Airways Plc v Unite the Union - failure to comply with statutory requirements as to ballots made proposed strike unlawful admin
BBC v Kelly-Phillips CA 1998 admin 24/04/1998
Baiyelo v London Borough of Southwark & ors - No ground for allowing appeal out of time [2011] EAT admin 05/04/2011
Beevor v Humberside Fire Brigade EAT 2003 admin 19/11/2003