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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
Regina (Stunt) v. Mallett CA 2001 admin 23/02/2001
Rayment v Ministry of Defence - a rare example of a (partially) successful civil claim under the Protection from Harassment Act 1997 admin
Rice & Thompson v Secretary of State for Trade and Industry & ors. - QBD 26.5.06 admin
Railtrack plc v. Smallwood 2001 admin 18/01/2001
Raggett v John Lewis Plc - should costs awards include a sum for VAT? admin
Ruta (the) 2000 admin 11/02/2000
Royal Mail Letters & ors v Muhammad - Complaint was not a grievance for purposes of EA 2002 s.32 [2007] EAT admin 20/12/2007
Regina (Malik) v Waltham Forest Primary Care Trust CA 2007 admin 28/03/2007
Roca Alvarez v Sesa Start España ETT SA - Spanish law granting time off only to new mothers, not fathers, is discriminatory admin
Robins & Ors. v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions - insolvent company pensions - ECJ Case C-278/05, 25.1.07 admin
R v Sec'y of State for Emplm'nt ex p Seymour-Smith 1999 admin 09/02/1999
Royal Bank of Scotland v Ashton - reasonable adjustments to be assessed on results, not reasoning behind them admin
R v Broxtowe Borough Council ex p Bradford 2000 admin 29/12/1999
Robinson v Tescom Corporation - If employee agrees, albeit under protest, to employer's unilateral changes to contract of employment, he can still be fairly dismissed for refusing to abide by amended terms [2008] EAT admin 03/03/2008
R (Amicus, NATFHE, UNISON, NASUWT, PCSU, NURMTW and NUT) v DTI, QBD 2004 admin 26/04/2004
Rawlings v The Direct Garage Door Company Ltd - long term sick employee wins back holiday pay admin 11/01/2010
Runkee & anor v United Kingdom - widows, widowers and social security benefits - ECtHR 10.5.07 admin
Reuben v. Brent London Borough Council 2000 admin 14/09/1999
Ridge v Land Registry - disability discrimination ((i) comparators and (ii) reasonable adjustments) admin
Rhondda Cynon Taff Borough Council v Close EAT 2008 admin 12/06/2008
Riley v First Choice Homes Oldham Ltd - The "trip-wires" of the modified statutory grievance procedure [2008] EAT admin 30/04/2008
R v Paul Wurth SA 2000 admin 26/01/2000
Ravat v Halliburton Manufacturing and Services Ltd - ET jurisdiction relies on strong connection between employment and Great Britain [2012] UKSC admin 08/02/2012
Ridgway v JP Morgan Chase Bank National Association - forfeiting rights to City of London bank bonus scheme - High Court (QBD) 8.6.07 admin
R v Sec'y of State for Home Dep't ex p Benwell 1984 admin 24/05/1984
Redrow Homes (Yorkshire) Ltd v Buckborough & Sewell - sham clause did not prevent tradesmen being "workers" for working time and holiday purposes - EAT on 10.10.08 admin
Raschid v GMC and Fatnani v GMC, CA 2007 admin 15/01/2007
Royal Mail Group Ltd (formerly Plc) v Tipper - Tribunal's judgement too "sparse and impressionistic" for EAT to be able to even consider merits of appeal [2008] EAT admin 11/06/2008
Rank Nemo (DMS) Ltd & Ors v Coutinho CA 2009 admin 20/05/2009
R (on app'n of "G") v Governors of "X" School - employee's right to legal representation at disciplinary hearing in a very serious case admin 29/06/2011
R (Age Concern England - Heyday) v Sec'y of State DTI (now BERR) - High Court questions for ECJ, 24.7.07 admin
Royal Liverpool Children's NHS Trust v Dunsby EAT 2005 admin 01/12/2005
Roberts v Acumed Ltd - business reason for reorganisation must be "sound", but not "essential", to sustain a fair SOSR dismissal admin 25/11/2010
R v Patel CA 2007 admin 25/10/2006
Radecki v Kirklees Metropolitan Borough Council - Stoppage of pay in accordance with executed compromise agreement did not terminate employment [2008] EAT admin 09/05/2008
R (Kwik-Fit (GB) Ltd) v Central Arbitration Committee 2002 admin 18/03/2002