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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
Barratt v. Accrington & Rossendale College - Sickness and claim of unfair constructive dismissal [2007] EAT admin 12/01/2007
British Airways Plc v Williams & Ors - pilots' holiday pay was correctly based on "basic pay" admin
Barreto v Wincanton Group Ltd - Court of Appeal or EAT? Go forum-shopping, but time limits continue to run just the same... admin
Baker Perkins Ltd v Melone & Others - Tribunal's seven month delay in issuing judgement was "unacceptable" [2008] EAT admin 24/09/2008
Burrow Down Support Services Ltd v Rossiter - Time spent sleeping was still time spent working for minimum wage requirements [2008] EAT admin 25/06/2008
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
BBC v Farnworth EAT 1998 admin 07/10/1998
British Telecommunications plc v Reid CA 2004 admin 06/10/2003
Bapio Action Ltd & Anor, R (on the application of) v Secretary of State for the Home Department & Anor [2007] EWHC admin 09/02/2007
Barts and the London NHS Trust v Verma - rational interpretation of pay-protection scheme terms and conditions admin
Brown v J & J Baxter (t/a Careham Hall) - no stigma damages where stigma not "in consequence of" (unfair) dismissal 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
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
Bland v Sparkes CA 1999 admin 07/12/1999
Burgess v Plymouth City Council CA 2006 admin 30/12/2005
British Coal Corporation v Smith HL 1996 admin 22/05/1996
Barry v Southwark London Borough Council CA 2009 admin 19/12/2008
Bainbridge & ors v Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council and Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council v Williams & ors - Equal Pay [2007] EAT admin 23/03/2007
Barry v Southwark London Borough Council - meaning of "worker" admin
Beardshall v Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council & Ors - genuine ill health should be investigated admin
Buzzacott LLP v Ellis - Tribunal was entitled to find fundamental breach of trust & confidence duty [2011] EAT admin 29/07/2011
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
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
Burton v Higham t-a Ace Appointments EAT 2003 admin 14/02/2003
Bristol City Council v Deadman CA 2007 admin 31/07/2007
Botham v The Ministry of Defence - High Court claim could not be used to recover costs of ET unfair dismissal proceedings admin
Brennan & Others v (1) Sunderland City Council (2) GMB (3) Unison - unlawful discrimination and contribution towards liability admin
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
Barnes v Metropolitan Police Commissioner and the Independent Police Complaints Commission - Out of time race claim [2005] EAT admin 14/11/2005
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 Vita Unlimited v British Vita Pension Fund Trustees Ltd HC 2007 admin 27/04/2007
Barton v Investec Henderson Crosthwaite Securities Ltd [2003] IRLR 332 admin 03/04/2003
British Gurkha Welfare Society & Ors v Ministry of Defence - Gurkhas' pension scheme arrangements are neither discriminatory nor irrational admin