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
Barry v Southwark London Borough Council - meaning of "worker" admin
Balfour Beatty Power Networks Ltd & anor v Wilcox, Seymour and ors - TUPE - CA 21.9.06 admin
Barker v Westbridge International Ltd EAT 2000 admin 08/06/2000
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
Brodie v Ward (t-a First Steps Nursery) EAT 2008 admin 07/02/2008
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
Bavin v NHS Trust Pensions Agency & anor EAT 1999 admin 19/08/1999
Bourne v ECT Bus CIC - disability: eight hours spent driving a bus is not a "normal day-to-day activity" admin
Botham v The Ministry of Defence - High Court claim could not be used to recover costs of ET unfair dismissal proceedings admin
Burlo v Langley & Anor - calculation of compensatory award on unfair dismissal - CA 21.12.06 admin
Benveniste v University of Southampton CA 1989 admin 23/11/1988
Buzzacott LLP v Ellis - Tribunal was entitled to find fundamental breach of trust & confidence duty [2011] EAT admin 29/07/2011
Belgium v Mazzoleni and Inter Surveillance Assist ECJ 2001 admin 15/03/2001
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
BUPA Care Homes (CFC Homes) Ltd v Muscolino EAT 2006 admin 22/05/2006
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 Gurkha Welfare Society & Ors v Ministry of Defence - Gurkhas' pension scheme arrangements are neither discriminatory nor irrational admin
Brown v Glasgow City Council - is a shed a building for purposes of the Workplace (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations? - Court of Session 16.2.07 admin
British Transport Commission v Gourley HL 1955 admin 08/12/1955
British Gypsum Ltd v Thompson - 7 month delay by ET in issuing judgement not in itself ground for appeal [2011] EAT admin 22/11/2011
Bhatt v Chelsea and Westminster HCT (EAT) 1998 admin 09/09/1997
Barnes v Metropolitan Police Commissioner and the Independent Police Complaints Commission - Out of time race claim [2005] EAT admin 14/11/2005
British Airways PLC v Noble & Forde CA 2006 admin 09/05/2006
Blackford Farms Ltd v Mulqueeney - NMW claim time barred admin
Bartsch v Bosch und Siemens Hausgeräte (BSH) Altersfürsorge GmbH - an age discriminatory rule in a particular pension scheme was lawful - ECJ 23.9.08 admin
Bezant v Rausing & Ors - abuse of process - High Court (QBD) 14.5.07 admin
Banks v Ablex Ltd CA 2005 admin 24/02/2005
Bird v British Celanese Ltd KB 1945 admin 08/03/1944
Butler v Mellons Ltd & Anor - Discrimination, victimisation and constructive unfair dismissal [2011] EAT admin 21/10/2011
BCCI v Ali & ors HL 2001 admin 01/03/2001
Birmingham City Council v Laws - New issue on final day of hearing [2006] EAT admin 27/09/2006
Booth & ors v United States of America EAT 1999 admin 09/06/1998
Benney v DEFRA - whistle-blowing, interim relief, and the meaning of "likely". admin
Brandeaux Advisers (UK) Ltd and Ors v Chadwick - recovery of salary paid to dismissed employee admin
Bunney v Burns Anderson Plc & Anor - limit on compensation awards by the Financial Services Ombudsman - High Court (Chancery Division) 25.5.07 admin
Babula v Waltham Forest College CA 2007 admin 07/03/2007