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
Balfour Beatty Power Networks Ltd & anor v Wilcox, Seymour and ors - TUPE - CA 21.9.06 admin
Baxter v Titan Aviation Ltd - Avoiding confusion between "working time" and "working" for minimum wage purposes [2011] EAT admin 30/08/2011
Barker v Westbridge International Ltd EAT 2000 admin 08/06/2000
BA pilot holiday pay row lands in court admin
Beroepsinstituut van Vastgoedmakelaars v Van Leuken - professional qualifications must be recognised across EU member states - ECJ Case C197/06 - 17.4.08 admin
Bourne v ECT Bus CIC - disability: eight hours spent driving a bus is not a "normal day-to-day activity" admin
BBC v Farnworth EAT 1998 admin 07/10/1998
British Telecommunications plc v Reid CA 2004 admin 06/10/2003
Bowyer v Siemens - compensation for unfair dismissal when an employee's entitlement would otherwise be above the statutory cap. admin
Burlo v Langley & Anor - calculation of compensatory award on unfair dismissal - CA 21.12.06 admin
Blitz v Vectone Group Holdings Ltd - "Schoolboy howler" of slightly late answer did not warrant debarring respondent from appeal hearing [2010] EAT admin 10/11/2010
Benveniste v University of Southampton CA 1989 admin 23/11/1988
Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council v Yerrakalva - costs awards and the "whole picture" of what happened in the case admin
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
Bass v Travis Perkins Trading Company Ltd - duty of employment tribunal to consider and explain re-instatement and re-engagement - EAT 21.5.08 admin
British Coal Corporation v Smith HL 1996 admin 22/05/1996
Barry v Southwark London Borough Council CA 2009 admin 19/12/2008
Bateman & Others v Asda Stores Ltd - contract entitled employer to unilaterally amend pay scheme admin
Badra v Gardiner & Theobald LLP - For an employment tribunal to have jurisdiction, an ET1 claim form must give details of the claim [2012] EAT admin 24/09/2010
British Transport Commission v Gourley HL 1955 admin 08/12/1955
Back Office Ltd v Percival & Ors - Court hands down fine for contempt of court order admin
Boldy v United Kingdom - no sex discrimination in refusal to pay Widow's Pension to a man - ECtHR 24.6.08 admin
Blackford Farms Ltd v Mulqueeney - NMW claim time barred admin
Burton v Higham t-a Ace Appointments EAT 2003 admin 14/02/2003
Bristol City Council v Deadman CA 2007 admin 31/07/2007
Barnes v (1) Martello Professional Risks Ltd & Others (2) Parabis Law LLP - misunderstanding as to purpose of PHR in TUPE claim was ground for review admin
Brown v Airway Handling Ltd - Unfair dismissal and alternative employment [2006] EAT admin 05/04/2006
Banks v Ablex Ltd CA 2005 admin 24/02/2005
Bird v British Celanese Ltd KB 1945 admin 08/03/1944
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
Benney v DEFRA - whistle-blowing, interim relief, and the meaning of "likely". admin
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
Bournemouth University v Buckland - finding fundamental breach in constructive dismissal does not involve "range of reasonable responses" test admin
Bridgewater Paper Co v (1) Hillyer (2) Reid - Unjustified limited interpretation of long-term disability scheme [2010] EAT admin 10/02/2010
Babula v Waltham Forest College CA 2007 admin 07/03/2007