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
Buckland v Bournemouth University - a repudiatory breach of contract cannot be remedied so as to preclude its acceptance by the wronged party admin
Bloxham v Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer - age discrimination justified - London Central ET 9.10.07 admin
Boddington v Lawton ChD 1994 admin 04/02/1994
Barracks v Coles and anor CA 2006 admin 21/07/2006
Bone v Fabcon Projects Ltd [2006] EAT admin 07/07/2006
British Airways plc v Mak and ors CA 2011 admin 24/02/2011
Bailey v R&R Plant (Peterborough) Ltd - potentially invalid notice under statutory requirements of retirement procedures (now repealed). 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
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
Bessenden Properties Ltd v Corness CA 1977 admin 08/10/1974
Bickley (J&S) Ltd v Washer EAT 1977 admin 17/02/1977
Buchler & anr v Hortop ChD 1998 admin 18/06/1998
Barke v SEETEC Business Technology Centre Ltd CA 2005 admin 16/05/2005
Burns v Killgerm Group Ltd - County Court pleading cannot amount to statutory grievance admin
Barwick v Avon & Somerset Constabulary - Permission to amend claim granted to police officer [2009] EAT admin 31/03/2009
Bennet v (1) Governing Body of Pennoweth School (2) Cornwall County Council (3) Crawford - Exceptional circumstances for raising a new point on appeal [2008] EAT admin 22/07/2008
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
Beaumont v Amicus EAT 2006 admin 11/08/2006
Bradford City Metropolitan Council v Arora CA 1991 admin 27/11/1990
Berg v Besselsen ECJ 1990 admin 05/05/1988
Brock v Minerva Dental Ltd EAT 2007 admin 30/01/2007
British Airways Plc v Mak & Others - Hong Kong based cabin crew worked partly in Great Britain admin
Bahous v Pizza Express Restaurant Ltd - Just and equitable extension of time [2011] EAT admin 19/10/2011
Bath Spa Experience (t/a Il Toco d'Italia) v Lamarina - So long as an employment tribunal has applied the correct tests its conclusion as to whether a particular individual is or is not an "employee" is a finding of fact [2008] EAT admin 24/11/2008
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
Blackgrove v The United Kingdom, ECtHR - UK Benefits Agency in (relatively minor) breach of Art 14 of the Human Rights Convention admin
Badeck & ors ECJ 2000 admin 28/03/2000
Birmingham Optical Group plc v Johnson EAT 1995 admin 03/11/1994
Bisset v Martins & anor EAT 2006 admin 18/08/2006
Bates Van Winkelhof v Clyde & Co LLP - whistle-blowing: equity partner was a "worker" admin
Bouheniche v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions - No grounds to interfere in costs award [2011] EAT admin 12/10/2011
Brocklebank v Silveira - Sex Discrimination by employment agency [2006] EAT admin 11/01/2006