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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
Bessong v Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust [2019] UKEAT 0247/18 emplaw online 18/10/2019
Best Buy Co Inc & Anor v Worldwide Sales Corporation Espana SL - threats of litigation and the "without prejudice" rule admin
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
Betafence Ltd v Veys & ors - sex discrimination and pension schemes High Court ChD on 8.5.06 admin
Betriebsrat der Ruhrlandklinik gGmbH V Ruhrlandklinik gGmbH C0216/15 emplaw online 06/07/2016
Betriebsrat der Ruhrlandklinik [2016] EUECJ C-216/15 emplaw online 17/11/2016
Betts & ors v Brintel Helicopters CA 1997 admin 26/03/1997
Bevan Ashford v Malin EAT 1994 admin 20/12/1994
Beveridge v KLM UK Ltd EAT 2000 admin 23/02/2000
Beynon & ors v Scadden & ors (EAT) 1999 admin 14/06/1999
Beynon v Crash Accident Repair Services Ltd (Debarred) - multi factorial approach required to determine relevant transfer admin
Bezant v Rausing & Ors - abuse of process - High Court (QBD) 14.5.07 admin
Bhadra v General Medical Council & Others - Case management: Individuals should not be named as respondents just because they are "figureheads" of an organisation [2008] EAT admin 12/03/2008
Bhardwaj v FDA & Ors - Unusual circumstances of case arguably caused appearance of bias [2011] EAT admin 04/10/2011
Bhardwaj v First Division Association (FDA) & Ors - apparent bias, and waiver of the right to seek recusal admin
Bhatt v Chelsea and Westminster HCT (EAT) 1998 admin 09/09/1997
Bhatt v Fontain Motors Ltd - Health & Safety, falls from height admin
BHS Ltd & anor v Hough & anor EAT 2005 admin 11/05/2005
Bianca Brandes v Land Niedersachsen Leave accrued but untaken not subject to reduction when hours reduce admin
Bichat [2018] C-61/17 emplaw online 07/08/2018
Bickley (J&S) Ltd v Washer EAT 1977 admin 17/02/1977
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
Big Bad Wolff Limited v the Commissioners for HMRC [2017] UKFTT 0729 emplaw online 18/09/2017
Big City Leisure Ltd v McCarthy - Amendment to ET3 should be allowed where no relevant admission made admin
Biggs v Somerset County Council CA 1996 admin 26/01/1996
Bijlani v Stewart QC & Ors admin
Bilka-Kaufhaus Gmbh v Weber von Hartz ECJ 1987 admin 13/05/1985
Billington v Michael Hunter & Sons Ltd, EAT 2003 admin 16/10/2003
Billy McGhee v Diageo Plc - overruling lower court discretion - Inner House, Court of Session 14.6.07 admin
Birch & 99 Others v Walsall MBC & Others - technical points on the (now repealed) statutory grievance procedure admin
Bird v British Celanese Ltd KB 1945 admin 08/03/1944
Bird v Stoke -on-Trent Primary Care Trust - redundancy: the suitability of, and reasonableness of refusal of, alternative employment admin
Bird v Sylvester CA 2007 admin 04/10/2007
Bird v University Of Bristol - limited scope for a perversity appeal admin
Birdi v (1) Dartford Visionplus Ltd (2) Specsavers Optical Group Ltd - postponement of hearing on medical grounds admin
Birds Eye Walls Ltd v Roberts ECJ 1994 admin 09/11/1993