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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
Rayment v Ministry of Defence - a rare example of a (partially) successful civil claim under the Protection from Harassment Act 1997 admin
Rhodes-Hampton v Worthing & Southlands Hospital NHS Trust - anaesthetist's negligence caused injuries to mid-wife - Court of Appeal 20.11.07 admin
R v Home Office ex p. Jeyeanthan and Ravichandran 1999 admin 21/05/1999
Robinson v Post Office 2000 admin 12/09/2000
Rigby v Ferodo Ltd 1988 admin 15/10/1987
Raggett v John Lewis Plc - should costs awards include a sum for VAT? admin
Royal Mail Letters & ors v Muhammad - Complaint was not a grievance for purposes of EA 2002 s.32 [2007] EAT admin 20/12/2007
Roca Alvarez v Sesa Start España ETT SA - Spanish law granting time off only to new mothers, not fathers, is discriminatory admin
R (Chavda and Ors) v London Borough of Harrow - implementing the Disability Equality Duty - [2007] EWHC 3064 on 20.12.07 admin
R (on the application of L) v Commissioner of Police for the Metropolis and anor CA 2007 admin 01/03/2007
Robertson & ors v DEFRA EAT 2003 admin 03/12/2003
Ridgegold Ltd v Dashmohammadi & anor 1998 admin 06/10/1998
Royal Bank of Scotland v Ashton - reasonable adjustments to be assessed on results, not reasoning behind them admin
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
Rawlings v The Direct Garage Door Company Ltd - long term sick employee wins back holiday pay admin 11/01/2010
Ruffert v Land Niedersachsen - collective agreements and freedom to provide services - ECJ Case C346/06 - 3.4.08 admin
Rydqvist v DWP 2002 admin 24/06/2002
R (on application of G) v X School and Y City Council HC 2009 admin 18/03/2009
Royal National Lifeboat Institution v Bushaway EAT 2005 admin 22/04/2005
Ridge v Land Registry - disability discrimination ((i) comparators and (ii) reasonable adjustments) admin
Riley v First Choice Homes Oldham Ltd - The "trip-wires" of the modified statutory grievance procedure [2008] EAT admin 30/04/2008
Ravat v Halliburton Manufacturing and Services Ltd - ET jurisdiction relies on strong connection between employment and Great Britain [2012] UKSC admin 08/02/2012
Raccanelli v Max-Planck-Gesellschaft zur Förderung der Wissenschaften eV - doctorate researcher is a "worker" only if he receives remuneration for his activities from the institution supervising his studies - ECJ Case C94/07 17.7.08 admin
R v TDG (UK) Ltd CA 2009 admin 29/07/2008
Ryan v Shipboard Maintenance 1980 admin 09/11/1979
R v Securities and Futures Authority Ltd & anor ex. p. Fleurose 2001 admin 21/12/2001
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
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
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
Rooney v Strathclyde Joint Police Board - court only has limited scope to interfere with medical opinions supporting decision to compulsarily retire police officer - Court of Session 3.10.08 admin
Regina v. Sussex Police Authority ex p. Stewart 2000 admin 04/04/2000
Raval v The Department of Health & Social Security EAT 1985 admin 17/05/1985
Rice v Walker t-a Kitchen Shop, EAT 2005 admin 21/12/2005
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 (on application of S) v Chief Constable W. Mercia Constabulary and the CRB - misleading Enhanced Criminal Record Certificate - [2008] EWHC 2811 (Admin) on 18.11.08 admin
R (Corkindale) v Medical Appeal Board QBD 2006 admin 21/12/2006