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
Cantor Fitzgerald (UK) Ltd v Wallace and ors (QBD) 1992 admin 31/01/1992
Craig and others v Transocean International Resources Ltd and ors EAT 2009 admin 19/12/2008
Condor v The Barron Knights, 1966 admin 19/10/1965
Commission v Belgium - Belgian law does not unjustifiably restrict freedom to provide services admin
Commission of the European Communities v Kingdom of Spain - ECJ Case C-317/06, 5.7.07 admin
Carlsberg UK Ltd v (1) Cramp (2) Rabbitt - Objective standard of "reasonable employer" applies as much to the investigation as to the decision to dismiss [2008] EAT admin 08/04/2008
Community Dental Centres Ltd v Sultan-Darmon - unfettered right of substitution prevents party to contract being a "worker" admin
CSC Computer Sciences Ltd v McAlinden & Ors - unilateral mistake cannot invalidate a contract admin
Castlemilk Group Practice v Chakrabarti - Tribunal should not have taken the "draconian step" of striking out an employer's response to claims [2009] EAT admin 02/06/2006
Cook v Tipper CA 1990 admin 17/05/1990
Cavendish Munro Professional Risks Management Ltd v Geduld EAT 2009 admin 04/11/2009
Codemasters Software Company Ltd v Wong EAT 2006 admin 14/12/2006
Commission v Austria - restriction on freedom of establishment was not justified admin
Communication Workers Union v Cable & Wireless - test for recognition is merely that a proposed bargaining unit is "compatible with effective management" - CAC 7.9.07 admin
Centrewest Buses v Alas - Tribunal must consider the evidence actually before the employer, and not substitute its own view [2008] EAT admin 05/03/2008
Compass Group UK & Ireland Ltd t/a Scolarest v Celebi - tribunal substituted its own view of fairness admin
Carter v The Blackstone Group International Ltd - Unfair dismissal claim presented one day out of time [2010] EAT admin 26/03/2010
Colt Group Ltd v. Couchman EAT 2000 admin 12/01/2000
Consignia plc v Sealy CA 2002 admin 19/06/2002
Capper Pass Ltd v Lawton EAT 1977 admin 19/10/1976
Chelsea Football Club & Co Ltd v Heath EAT 1981 admin 18/12/1980
Caterpillar Logistics Services (UK) Ltd v de Crean - barring order not granted in usual employment relationship admin
Chan v Barts and the London NHS Trust - consultants' rights of appeal to Secretary of State - QBD 7.12.07 admin
Cscape Strategic Internet Services Ltd v Toon - Party in breach of contract must be assumed to intend to perform it in most advantageous way when assessing damages [2008] EAT admin 13/05/2008
Cullinane v (1) Balfour Beatty Engineering Services Ltd (2) NRL Ltd - delay by representatives "affixes" to claimant for time limit purposes admin
Chief Constable Of West Midlands Police v Gardner - What exactly about disability makes PCP cause substantial disadvantage? [2011] EAT admin 19/10/2011
Coxon v Rank Xerox UK Ltd EAT 2003 admin 18/11/2002
Capita Health Solutions v McLean and BBC, EAT 2008 admin 01/05/2008
Cort (Robert) & Son Ltd v Charman EAT 1981 admin 31/07/1981
Cofone v Spaghetti House Ltd EAT 1980 admin 02/11/1979
Community Law Clinic Solicitors Ltd & Ors v Methuen - fact-finding on evidence is the role of tribunal admin
Corr v IBC Vehicles Ltd - HL, upcoming on 27.2.08 admin
Chagger v Abbey National plc & Hopkins - (i) compensation in discrimination cases (ii) burden of proof (and an example of an impressive flying start by the president-elect of the EAT) [2008] EAT admin 16/10/2008
Cromwell Garage Ltd v Doran - tribunal's findings were sound and properly open to it admin
Cavendish Munro Professional Risks Management Ltd v Geduld [2009] EAT admin 06/08/2009
Czikai v Freemantle Media Ltd & Others - No disability discrimination against Britain's Got Talent contestant [2011] EAT admin 12/10/2011