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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
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
Benjamin v Interlacing Ribbon Ltd - Sick pay entitlement [2005] EAT admin 01/11/2005
Brentwood & Ongar Conservative Association v Hamilton - Polkey principle must be considered in finding of procedurally unfair dismissal [2007] EAT admin 22/05/2007
B and C v A - (i) summary dismissal of suspected rapist not unlawful sex discrimination (ii) anonymisation admin
Beevor v Humberside Fire Brigade EAT 2003 admin 19/11/2003
Balgobin and Francis v Borough of Tower Hamlets EAT 1987 admin 14/07/1987
Babula v Waltham Forest College CA 2007 admin 07/03/2007
BP plc v Elstone EAT 2010 admin 31/03/2010
Briggs & Ors v. Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust [2009] EAT admin 29/04/2009
Baker v Quantum Clothing Group & ors CA [2009] EWCA Civ 499 - Employers lose in the Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Deafness Litigation admin
Burns v Santander UK Plc - Inability to work due to avoidable impediment (such as remand in custody) negates right to be paid [2011] EAT admin 23/03/2011
Butler v G.R. Carr (Essex) Ltd - Amount of uplift in tribunal award when dismissal is automatically unfair because statutory procedures were not followed [2007] EAT admin 15/10/2007
Bates v Liverpool City Council - demotion and constructive dismissal - EAT 25.1.07 admin
British Aerospace v Green & ors CA 1995 admin 23/03/1995
Barker v Corus (UK) plc and other cases HL 2006 admin
Brayshaw v Lambeth Community of Refugees from Vietnam EAT 2003 admin 16/12/2003
Baldwin v Brighton and Hove City Council EAT 2006 admin 14/12/2006
Birmingham City Council v Barker & Others - It is appropriate to have full tribunal, not judge alone, at PHR on genuine material factor defence [2009] EAT admin 29/10/2009
Baker v Quantum Clothing Group Ltd and Pretty Polly Ltd - exposure to noise at work admin
Boss Projects LLP v Bragg - Scaffolding supervisor is 'worker' and can bring wages claim [2013] EAT admin 06/11/2013
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
Brownbill & Ors v St Helens & Knowsley Hospital NHS Trust - Equal pay (NHS loses on "what to compare" point) admin
British Gas Services Ltd v McCaull EAT 2001 admin 17/06/1999
British Telecom plc v Williams EAT 1997 admin 03/06/1997
Bradford Metropolitan District Council v Pratt EAT 2007 admin 09/01/2007
Berta v Hummus Brothers Ltd - Granting stay pending House of Lords judgement is consistent with overriding objective [2008] EAT admin 11/07/2008
Brill v Interactive Business Communications Ltd - remission by EAT of case that could not succeed wasted costs and was "abuse of process" admin
Baker Perkins Ltd v Melone & Others - Tribunal's seven month delay in issuing judgement was "unacceptable" [2008] EAT admin 24/09/2008
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
Bourne v ECT Bus CIC - disability: eight hours spent driving a bus is not a "normal day-to-day activity" admin
Buckland v Bournemouth University Higher Education Corporation CA 2010 admin 24/02/2010
Bleuse v MBT Transport Ltd and anor EAT 2007 admin 21/12/2007
Bainbridge & ors v Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council (No 2) EAT 2007 admin 23/03/2007
British Telecommunications plc v Communication Workers Union QBD 2004 admin 11/04/2003