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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
Clifton v Lloyds TSB Bank Ltd - whistleblowing claim should not have been struck out without hearing evidence admin
Centre West London Buses Ltd v Farquharson - EAT will not normally hear new claims [2005] EAT admin 10/11/2005
Cook v MSHK Limited and Ministry of Sound Recordings Ltd - the concept of affirmation of contract can be used as a sword as well as a shield. admin
Cowen v Rentokill Initial Facility Services (Uk) Ltd t/a Initial Transport Services - Principles for re-engagement orders and calculation of loss of earnings compensation on unfair dismissal [2008] EAT admin 06/03/2008
Conseil National de l'Ordre des Architectes v Dreessen ECJ 2002 admin 22/01/2002
Crystal Palace FC Ltd & Anor v Kavanagh & Ors - Crystal Palace staff sacked for reason connected with the transfer but for ETO reason [2013] EWCA admin 13/11/2013
Ceva Logistics Ltd v Lynch and anor - organisation's statutory and common law duties to non-employees admin
Cunningham v BMS Sales Ltd - Age discrimination - Irish Equality Tribunal 1.2.07 admin
Conwell v. Newham London Borough Council EAT 2000 admin 08/07/1999
Coleman v Attridge Law & anor ECJ 2008 admin 17/07/2008
Contract Bottling Ltd v Cave & Anor - unfair redundancy process resulted in unfair dismissals despite mistaken approach to reason for dismissal admin
Conteh v Parking Partners Ltd - No liability under (now-repealed) RRA 1976 for third party harassment beyond employer's control [2010] EAT admin 17/12/2010
Centrum voor gelijkheid van kansen en voor racismebestrijding v Firma Feryn NV - employer's statement that it will not recruit "immigrant workers" established (rebuttable) presumption of race discrimination - ECJ Case C54/07 10.7.08 admin
Carpenter v City of Edinburgh Council - Delay, the right to a fair trial, and blots on the landscape [2008] EAT admin 04/04/2008
Cosgrove v Northern Ireland Ambulance Service, NI CA 2006 admin 08/11/2006
Crawford & Anor v Suffolk Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust - suspension of employee should not be "knee-jerk reaction" admin
Claes and ors v Landsbanki Luxembourg SA, in liquidation CJEC Case C-235/10 - liqudator's duties regarding redundancies admin
CIB/3236/2006 - effect on incapacity benefit of combination of industrial and non-industrial injury - Social Security and Child Support Commissioners' Decisions 14.5.07 admin
Cranswick Country Foods v Beall & Ors. EAT 2006 admin 20/12/2006
City of Edinburgh Council v Wilkinson & ors EAT 2010 admin 14/04/2010
City And County Of Swansea v Gayle - ET cannot adjudicate on freestanding claim under Art 8 admin
Clarke v Redcar & Cleveland BC [2006] EAT admin 22/02/2006
Coleman v Attridge Law - the Equal Treatment Framework Directive prohibits "associative" discrimination against an employee on the grounds of their child's disability - ECJ Case C-303/06 admin
Cave v Portsmouth City Council - The necessity test and implying contracts in agency situations [2008] EAT admin 22/05/2008
Coker & Osamor v The Lord Chancellor, Lord Irvine CA 2001 admin 22/11/2001
Casteels v British Airways Plc - qualifying period for pension must include total time of employment in different countries admin
CJSA/1475/2006 - entitlement to claim jobseeker's allowance - Social Security and Child Support Commissioners' Decisions 16.5.07 admin
Curr v Marks and Spencers plc CA 2002 admin 13/12/2002
Chief Constable of Cumbria v McGlennon EAT 2002 admin 15/07/2002
Cortest Ltd v O'Toole - the right to reasonable time off work for dealing with emergencies affecting dependants does not extend to a month off to be their carer - EAT 7.11.07 admin
Cook v South Thames (Wholesale) - Unfair Dismissal - Reasonableness of selection for redundancy [2005] EAT admin 25/10/2005
Corr v IBC Vehicles - injury at work, depression, suicide, employer's liability - Court of Appeal 31.3.06 admin
Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis v Virdi - Fundamental mistake of fact completely undermined tribunal's reasoning in finding victimisation [2008] EAT admin 04/07/2008
Costello v Chief Constable of Northumbria CA 1999 admin 03/12/1998
Chief Constable of Lincolnshire Police v Caston [2009] EAT admin 16/03/2009
Cockburn, R (on the application of) v Secretary of State for Health - NHS pension scheme discrimination against widowers is objectively justified admin