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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
Burke v College of Law and the Solicitors' Regulation Authority - qualifications bodies and reasonable adjustments for disabled students admin
British Midland Airways Ltd v Hamed - Finding of failure to make reasonable adjustments was fully open to tribunal on facts [2010] EAT admin 03/11/2010
Bartlett & Others v Secretary of State for Work & Pensions - DLA is "special benefit" and can lawfully be made subject to residence requirements admin
Butt v Children & Family Court Advisory & Support Service - "reverse Polkey principle" cannot cure automatically unfair dismissal - EAT 30.11.07 admin
Biswas, R (on the application of) v The General Medical Council - suspension of doctor - High Court (QBD) 18.5.07 admin
Baynton v. South West Trains Ltd EAT 2005 admin 22/06/2005
Barnsley Metropolitan BC v Prest EAT 1996 admin 18/05/1995
Bolch v Chipman EAT 2004 admin 19/05/2003
Bone v London Borough of Newham CA 2008 admin 30/04/2008
Booley v British Army MOD - time not extended for legally hopeless claim of unfair dismissal admin
Bedfordshire County Council v Eaton - Did a tribunal substitute its own view for that of employer in an unfair dismissal case [2006] EAT admin 26/02/2006
Buckland v Bournemouth University - a repudiatory breach of contract cannot be remedied so as to preclude its acceptance by the wronged party admin
Blitz v Equant Integration Services Ltd t/a Orange Business Services - disability discrimination and written submissions 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
Burgess & ors v Stevedoring Dervices Ltd PC 2002 admin 15/07/2002
Brown v London Borough of Croydon EAT 2006 admin 20/02/2006
BP plc v Elstone (1) Petrotechnics (2) - whistleblowing claims can straddle employments admin
Brill v Interactive Business Communications Ltd - Tribunal's findings as to contractual terms binding on appeal [2010] EAT admin 25/11/2010
Briggs & Ors v Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust - status of Maintenance Supervisors under NHS Agenda for Change agreement admin
Bullock v Norfolk County Council - foster carer was not a "worker"; her relationship with local authority was statutory not contractual admin 24/01/2011
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
British Nursing Association v Inland Revenue (NMW Compliance Team) CA 2002 admin 26/03/2002
British Airways plc v UNITE the Unon (No 2) CA 2010 admin 20/05/2010
Beswick Paper Ltd v Britton - power to dispose of proceedings in absence of party is not intended as a punishment for party's mistakes admin
British Airways plc v Williams & Ors - calculation of holiday pay for pilots admin
Bury Metropolitan Borough Council v Hamilton & Ors - discriminatory bonuses and pay protection schemes admin
Burden v United Kingdom - siblings sharing a home do not qualify for protection from discrimination under Civil Partnership Act 2004 - ECtHR 29.4.08 admin
Brennan v Sunderland City Council EAT 2009 admin 16/12/2009
Bengey v North Devon District Council EAT 1977 admin 07/07/1976
Beart v H.M. Prison Service CA 2003 admin 28/01/2003
British Airways v Grundy EAT 2005 admin 19/08/2005
Bouzir v Country Style Foods Ltd - Race discrimination and the burden of proof [2011] EAT admin 18/05/2011