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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
Baker v Quantum Clothing Group Ltd and Pretty Polly Ltd - exposure to noise at work admin
Burgess v Bear Stearns International Ltd - Tribunal's approach to Polkey - Assuming that is what it was - Was flawed [2011] EAT admin 10/02/2011
Brown v J & J Baxter (t/a Careham Hall) - no stigma damages where stigma not "in consequence of" (unfair) dismissal admin
Ben R Palmer v The Commissioners of Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs - income tax relied for seamen - Scottish Court of Session 16.02.206 admin
British School of Motoring v Fowler EAT 2006 admin 24/02/2006
BBC v Farnworth EAT 1998 admin 07/10/1998
British Telecommunications plc v Reid CA 2004 admin 06/10/2003
Berta v Hummus Brothers Ltd - Granting stay pending House of Lords judgement is consistent with overriding objective [2008] EAT admin 11/07/2008
Bijlani v Stewart QC & Ors admin
Brill v Interactive Business Communications Ltd - remission by EAT of case that could not succeed wasted costs and was "abuse of process" admin
Baxter v Titan Aviation Ltd - Avoiding confusion between "working time" and "working" for minimum wage purposes [2011] EAT admin 30/08/2011
Beardshall v Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council & Ors - genuine ill health should be investigated admin
Barker v Corus (UK) Plc and other cases - asbestos - HL 3.5.06 admin
Britannia Heat Transfer Ltd (in re) ChD 2007 admin 21/02/2007
British Coal Corporation v Smith HL 1996 admin 22/05/1996
Barry v Southwark London Borough Council CA 2009 admin 19/12/2008
Bristol City Council v Palma - Abuse of process [2006] EAT admin 21/11/2006
Bowyer v Siemens - compensation for unfair dismissal when an employee's entitlement would otherwise be above the statutory cap. admin
Bhatt v Fontain Motors Ltd - Health & Safety, falls from height 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
Brennan & Others v (1) Sunderland City Council (2) GMB (3) Unison - unlawful discrimination and contribution towards liability admin
Brown v Ministry of Defence - loss of pension rights (personal injury) - Court of Appeal on 10.5.06 admin
Ballantine v. Newalls Insulation Co Ltd CA 2001 admin 15/06/2000
Burton v Higham t-a Ace Appointments EAT 2003 admin 14/02/2003
Bristol City Council v Deadman CA 2007 admin 31/07/2007
Barratt v. Accrington & Rossendale College - Sickness and claim of unfair constructive dismissal [2007] EAT admin 12/01/2007
Bateman & Others v Asda Stores Ltd - contract entitled employer to unilaterally amend pay scheme admin
British Airways Plc v Williams & Ors - pilots' holiday pay was correctly based on "basic pay" 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
Bungay & Ors v Saini & Ors - agency, joint and several liability, and aggravated damages for post-employment conduct 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
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
Bapio Action Ltd & Anor, R (on the application of) v Secretary of State for the Home Department & Anor [2007] EWHC admin 09/02/2007
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