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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
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
Rorison v United Kingdom - no sex discrimination in refusal to pay man Widowed Mother's Allowance where he was not in receipt of child benefit since a woman would be treated identically - ECtHR 29.4.08 admin
Ratcliffe v Secretary of State for Defence CA 2009 admin 03/02/2009
R (on application of Cable & Wireless v CAC and CWU HC 2008 admin 04/02/2008
R (S.Tyneside MBC) v Lord Chancellor and others CA 2009 admin 07/04/2009
Riniker v City & Islington College Corporation - ill advised litigation admin
Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council v Scanlon - Employment tribunal cannot stray outside established "factual parameters" when re-considering case remitted back to it by EAT [2008] EAT admin 20/05/2008
Riley v The Crown Prosecution Service - medical condition prevented fair trial being possible within reasonable time: strike-out justified admin
Ralph v United Kingdom - no sex discrimination in refusal to pay Widows' Pension to a man - ECtHR - 2.9.08 admin
R v South Bank University, ex p. Coggeran 2000 admin 18/08/2000
Reddington v S. Straker & Sons 1994 admin 12/01/1994
Rainey v Gtr Glasgow Health Board E. District HL 1987 admin 27/11/1986
Rembiszewski v Atkins Ltd - the practicability of re-engagement admin
Roberts v Valley Rose Ltd t/a Fernbank Nursing Home - Whistleblowing not in good faith [2006] EAT admin 31/10/2006
R(E) v JFS (formerly the Jews' Free School) & ors, British Humanist Association and United Synagogue intervening - who is a Jew? - [2008] EWHC 1535 (Admin) on 3.7.08 admin
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
R v Sec'y of State for Employment ex p EOC 1992 admin 10/10/1991
Read v The Members of Llanyrafon Community EAT 2006 admin 09/02/2006
Rojas v Brent Association of Disabled People Ltd - false factual basis for agreeing review of default judgment admin
Remploy v Brain - Extension of time allowed for filing an unfair dismissal claim [2011] EAT admin 02/03/2011
Ruhaza v Alexander Hancock Recruitment - successful appeal against striking out order admin
R v Rogers - definition of "racial group" - House of Lords 28.2.07 admin
Ross v PGS Production A.S. [2009] CSOH 45 - when is it appropriate to use an expert witness admin
Rothwell v Pelikan Hardcopy Scotland Ltd EAT 2005 admin 23/09/2005
R (Coke-Wallis) v Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales SC 2011 admin 19/01/2011
Royal Mail Group Ltd v Hunkin - DDA reasonable adjustments decision was not "Meek compliant", but did not require comparator admin
Rev'd Vanttinen-Newton v The Geo Group UK Ltd - Dismissal unfair but compensation reduced for contributory fault [2009] EAT admin 23/07/2009
Rolls-Royce PLC v UNITE the Union [2009] EWCA Civ 387 - age discrimination and selection for redundancy admin
R (on application of Baird) v The Tribunals Service - clerk to General Commissioners of Income Tax was properly refused pension admin
Ramsey & ors v Walkers Snack Foods Ltd EAT 2004 admin 13/02/2004
R (Kay) v Chief Constable Northumbria Police, 2009 admin 23/07/2009
Readman v Devon Primary Care Trust - the reasonableness of refusing suitable alternative employment admin
Royston v The Symphony Group Plc - Selection for redundancy [2006] EAT admin 21/02/2006
Refusal of permission to appeal against Court of Appeal decision in Allen v GMB admin