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
SOAW v Sketchley 1981 admin 21/05/1981
Sec'y of State for Employment v Levy 1990 admin 04/10/1989
St Helens & Knowsley Hospitals NHS Trust v Brownbill & Ors - entitlement is to equality of specifc terms, not total pay admin
Stuart Peters Ltd v Bell CA 2009 admin
Stevenson v United Kingdom - dismissal of Widowed Mother's Allowance claim on settlement - ECtHR 29.4.08 admin
St Basil's Centre v McCrossan EAT 1992 admin 05/09/1991
Somerset County Council v H R Chaloner - ET must apply s 98(4) ERA 1996 appropriately in unfair dismissal case admin
Savage v Nestle Waters Powwow Ltd - Fairness of dismissal for refusing to obey instruction depended on the reasonableness of that instruction [2008] EAT admin 18/04/2008
Shepherd v New Southern Railway t/a Southern - Dismissal for misconduct not disability discrimination [2007] EAT admin 17/05/2007
Sawyer v Department for Work & Pensions (Job Centre Plus) EAT - intolerance to low temperatures is not a disability within the DDA 1995. admin
Southampton City College v Randall [2005] EAT admin 07/11/2005
Scope v Thornett CA 2006 admin 27/11/2006
Shove v Downs Surgical plc 1984 admin 29/07/1983
Sarkar v West London Mental Health NHS Trust - inconsistency in employer's approach made dismissal unfair admin
Sec'y of State for Education and Skills v Bailey Ch D 2004 admin 31/07/2003
Smiths-Detection Watford Ltd v Berriman - employer acted reasonably in a mental illness disability case and ET decision was "perverse" - new on EAT site 28.9.05 admin
Singh t-a Rainbow International v Taylor EAT 2006 admin 24/05/2006
Scott (1) Bush (2) v Epsilon Test Services Ltd - Tribunal's interpretation of contract was fully open to it and not perverse admin
Step in Time Ltd v (1) Fox (2) Hunter - ET1 claim to employment tribunal cannot constitute statutory grievance [2008] EAT admin 03/11/2008
Scottish Ministers v (1) Docherty (2) Greater Glasgow Health Board - Claimant was not entitled to pension scheme membership [2009] EAT admin 09/07/2009
Sheffield City Council v Crosby and others, Gibson and others v Sheffield CC - disparate impact of pay scheme can be shown not to be "sex-tainted" [2009] EAT admin 17/02/2009
South East Essex College and ors v Abegaze EAT 2005 admin 03/11/2005
Sec'y of State for Employment v A Ford (Sacks) Ltd 1986 admin
SCA Packaging Limited v Boyle -"likely" in the DDA 1995 means "could well happen" and not "more probable than not" admin
Soteriou v Ultrachem Ltd and ors QBD 2004 admin 16/04/2004
Shepherds Investments Ltd & Anor v Walters & Ors - breach of fiduciary duties by directors - High Court (Chancery Division) 12.4.06 admin
Sayers v Loganair Ltd, EAT 2005 admin 17/05/2005
South Lanarkshire Council v Russell & ors - order by EJ alone following PHR before full tribunal is not valid admin
Simpson v Merrick (formerly trading as W A Merrick & Co Solicitors) - Jurisdiction of tribunal in breach of contract cases involving a bankrupt [2010] EAT admin 07/05/2010
Schiedel Rite-Vent Ltd v Tate - 3 Key questions must be answered when deciding whether to extend time in unfair dismissal case [2008] EAT admin 16/10/2008
Seldon v Clarkson Wright & Jakes - Justification of age discrimination [2008] EAT admin 19/12/2008
Standard Life Bank Ltd v Wilson EAT 2008 admin 04/04/2008
SBJ Stephenson Ltd v Mandy 2000 admin 30/07/1999
Sud v London Borough of Ealing - successful application for permission to appeal admin
Synaptek Ltd v Young (Inspector of Taxes) ChD 2003 admin 28/03/2003
Secretary of State for Work & Pensions v Payne & Anor - recoupment of overpaid social security benefits admin