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
Bird v British Celanese Ltd KB 1945 admin 08/03/1944
Barratt v Hughes and another (t-a Colonia of Bailgate) EAT 2003 admin 21/05/2003
Boss Projects LLP v Bragg - Scaffolding supervisor is 'worker' and can bring wages claim [2013] EAT admin 06/11/2013
Bulicke v Deutsche Büro Service GmbH, CJEC case C-246/09 - compatibility with EU law of domestic time limits for bringing discrimination claims admin
Bayode v Chief Constable of Derbyshire - Keeping of notes about a police officer by colleagues did not, of itself, amount to a detriment [2008] EAT admin 22/05/2008
British Medical Association v Chaudhary - BMA not guilty of race discrimination in failing to support a doctor's claims against the regulatory authority - Court of Appeal 27.7.07 admin
B and C v A - (i) summary dismissal of suspected rapist not unlawful sex discrimination (ii) anonymisation admin
Babula v Waltham Forest College CA 2007 admin 07/03/2007
Banks v Theatre Royal de la Monnaie ECJ 2000 admin 30/03/2000
BP plc v Elstone EAT 2010 admin 31/03/2010
BCCI v Ali & ors (No 2) CA 2002 admin 31/01/2002
Baker Perkins Ltd v Melone & Others - Tribunal's seven month delay in issuing judgement was "unacceptable" [2008] EAT admin 24/09/2008
British Airways Plc v Williams & Ors - pilots' holiday pay question referred by Supreme Court to CEJC admin
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
Bryant & Another v The Law Society - dishonesty in disciplinary proceedings - QBD 21.12.07 admin
Bates v Liverpool City Council - demotion and constructive dismissal - EAT 25.1.07 admin
Brayshaw v Lambeth Community of Refugees from Vietnam EAT 2003 admin 16/12/2003
Blockbuster Entertainment Ltd v James CA 2006 admin 25/05/2006
Baldwin v Brighton and Hove City Council EAT 2006 admin 14/12/2006
Brand v Compro Computer Services Ltd CA 2004 admin 16/02/2004
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
BA pilot holiday pay row lands in court 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
Beroepsinstituut van Vastgoedmakelaars v Van Leuken - professional qualifications must be recognised across EU member states - ECJ Case C197/06 - 17.4.08 admin
Brownbill & Ors v St Helens & Knowsley Hospital NHS Trust - Equal pay (NHS loses on "what to compare" point) admin
British Telecom plc v Williams EAT 1997 admin 03/06/1997
Beevor v Humberside Fire Brigade EAT 2003 admin 19/11/2003
Bradford Metropolitan District Council v Pratt EAT 2007 admin 09/01/2007
Balgobin and Francis v Borough of Tower Hamlets EAT 1987 admin 14/07/1987
Buzzacott LLP v Ellis - Tribunal was entitled to find fundamental breach of trust & confidence duty [2011] EAT admin 29/07/2011
Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council v Yerrakalva - costs awards and the "whole picture" of what happened in the case 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
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
Bourne v ECT Bus CIC - disability: eight hours spent driving a bus is not a "normal day-to-day activity" admin
Bleuse v MBT Transport Ltd and anor EAT 2007 admin 21/12/2007
British Aerospace v Green & ors CA 1995 admin 23/03/1995