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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
Ravat v Halliburton Manufacturing and Services Ltd - ET jurisdiction relies on strong connection between employment and Great Britain [2012] UKSC admin 08/02/2012
Robertson v. Glasgow City Council - personal injury & contrbutory conduct - Scottish Court of Session 29.5.07 admin
R v Chargot Ltd (t/a Contract Services) [2008] UKHL 73 on 10.12.08 - burden of proof in Health & Safety cases admin
Robb v London Borough of Hammersmith & Fulham 1991 admin 16/08/1990
Rutherford v Seymour Pierce Ltd HC 2010 admin 11/02/2010
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
R (on app'lon of the Nursing & Midwifery Council) v Warwick - interim suspension order extended admin
R v Sec'y of State for Health, ex p Richardson 1996 admin 19/10/1995
R v F. Howe & Son (Engineers) Ltd 1999 admin 06/11/1998
Roberts v Acumed Ltd - business reason for reorganisation must be "sound", but not "essential", to sustain a fair SOSR dismissal admin 25/11/2010
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
Robins & ors. v SoS for Work and Pensions - Britain fails properly to implement EC directive on pension protection - ECJ Case C-278/05 on 13.7.06 admin
Rubino v Ministero dell'Universite della Ricerca - Directive 2005/36/EC does not apply to selection and recruitment procedures admin
Reid v Rush & Tompkins Group plc 1990 admin 22/03/1989
R (Junttan Oy) v. Bristol Magistrates' Court HL 2003 admin 23/10/2003
R (on application of the BBC) v Central Arbitration Committee QBD 2003 admin 06/04/2003
Ross v Eddie Stobart Ltd - tribunal's decision showed it completely failed to grasp and deal with central issues of claim admin
Ramsay (1) McCard (2) Griffiths (3) v (1) Bowercross Construction Ltd (2) The Construction Workers' Guild Ltd (3) GMB - Solicitor without practising certificate is not a "legal representative" for costs purposes [2008] EAT admin 14/08/2008
R (on application of Fiona Kay) v Chief Constable Northumbria Police - Chief Constable acted unfairly towards a probationary police officer admin
Redfearn v Serco Ltd - CA 30.3.06 admin
R (on application of Montgomery) v Hertfordshire County Council HC 2005 admin 02/09/2005
Rhys-Harper v Relaxion Group plc HL 2003 admin 19/06/2003
Rihal v London Borough of Ealing CA 2004 admin 21/05/2004
Rachabattuni Ram v JD Wetherspoon Plc - the effect on unfair dismissal compensation of leave to remain in the UK admin
Raithatha v Leicester City Council - Grievance letter under (now repealed) statutory grievance procedure [2010] EAT admin 07/10/2010
Regina (Coke-Wallis) v Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales - res judicata and estoppel admin
R on application of Begum v Headteacher & Governors of Denbigh High School [2006] UKHL 15 - HL 22.3.06 admin
Romec Ltd v Rudham EAT 2007 admin 13/07/2007
Russell & ors v Transocean International Resources Ltd & ors CS 2011 admin 19/10/2010
Regina (Stunt) v. Mallett CA 2001 admin 23/02/2001
Remploy v Shaw - existence of internal appeal does not create "open-ended time limits" for unfair dismissal claim admin
Royal Bank of Scotland v Chaer - Sound reasons are needed for the EAT to overturn a tribunal judgement [2010] EAT admin 20/05/2010
R v Morley & ors - MP's cannot hide behind parliamentary privilege in expenses prosecution admin
Rice & Thompson v Secretary of State for Trade and Industry & ors. - QBD 26.5.06 admin