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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
Brentjens BV, Maatschappij BV & Albany BV (ECJ) 2001 admin 21/09/1999
British Aerospace v Green & ors CA 1995 admin 23/03/1995
Bivonas LLP (1) Brown (2) Bechelet (3) v Bennett - establishing "detriment" in obvious cases admin 31/01/2012
Barker v Corus (UK) plc and other cases HL 2006 admin
Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council v Yerrakalva - costs awards and the "whole picture" of what happened in the case admin
Brennan & Ors v (1) Sunderland City Council (2) Unison (3) GMB - Waiver of privilege depends on reliance and fairness [2008] EAT admin 16/12/2008
Bartsch v Bosch und Siemens Hausgeräte (BSH) Altersfürsorge GmbH - no obligation to guarantee protection under Community law if the alleged discriminatory treatment does not fall within its scope - ECJ Case C427/06 AG's Opinion - 22.5.08 admin
Bost Logistics Ltd v (1) Gumbley (2) Rowberry (3) Smith (4) Exel Europe Ltd; Sybersolve Solutions Ltd v Eleode - "Postal rule" (deeming arrival in the course of first class post) does not apply to appeals to EAT [2008] EAT admin 20/05/2008
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
British Gas Services Ltd v McCaull EAT 2001 admin 17/06/1999
Back Office Ltd v Percival & Ors - Court hands down fine for contempt of court order admin
Buzzacott LLP v Ellis - Tribunal was entitled to find fundamental breach of trust & confidence duty [2011] EAT admin 29/07/2011
Boldy v United Kingdom - no sex discrimination in refusal to pay Widow's Pension to a man - ECtHR 24.6.08 admin
Baxter & others (submultiple of Surtees litigation) v Middlesbrough Borough Council (2) - Difference in purpose behind different job evaluations meant that disclosure of one did not amount to waiver of privilege in respect of another [2008] EAT admin 11/07/2008
Bland v Sparkes CA 1999 admin 07/12/1999
Burgess v Plymouth City Council CA 2006 admin 30/12/2005
Buckland v Bournemouth University Higher Education Corporation CA 2010 admin 24/02/2010
B and C v A - (i) summary dismissal of suspected rapist not unlawful sex discrimination (ii) anonymisation admin
Bainbridge & ors v Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council (No 2) EAT 2007 admin 23/03/2007
British Gypsum Ltd v Thompson - 7 month delay by ET in issuing judgement not in itself ground for appeal [2011] EAT admin 22/11/2011
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
Barnes v Metropolitan Police Commissioner and the Independent Police Complaints Commission - Out of time race claim [2005] EAT admin 14/11/2005
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
BBC v Farnworth EAT 1998 admin 07/10/1998
Bates v Liverpool City Council - demotion and constructive dismissal - EAT 25.1.07 admin
British Telecommunications plc v Reid CA 2004 admin 06/10/2003
Briggs & Ors v. Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust [2009] EAT admin 29/04/2009
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
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
British Coal Corporation v Smith HL 1996 admin 22/05/1996
Brownbill & Ors v St Helens & Knowsley Hospital NHS Trust - Equal pay (NHS loses on "what to compare" point) admin