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
Sacked police officer loses payout appeal admin
St James Management Services Ltd v Power - dismissal was rightly found to be more than just procedurally unfair admin
Sefton MBC & Anor v Hincks & Ors - Jurisdiction in equal pay claim not limited to comparator named in statutory grievance [2011] EAT admin 14/07/2011
Slingsby v Griffith Smith Solicitors - Delay in proceedings was not a proportionate ground to set aside tribunal judgement in claimant's favour on claimant's appeal [2008] EAT admin 06/08/2008
Scargill v National Union of Mineworkers [2010] EAT admin 27/01/2010
Software 2000 Ltd v Andrews, Trinder, Prowse and Lawrence EAT 2007 admin 26/01/2007
Sec'y of State BERR v Neufeld & anor CA 2009 admin 02/04/2009
Smith v Gardner Merchant Ltd 1999 admin 14/07/1998
Sneddon v Carr-Gomm Scotland Ltd - balance of tribunal's right to fact-find and the "substitution mind-set" admin
Svenska Staten v Anders Holmqvist - criteria for deciding which country is responsible for State guarantees of wages etc due by an insolvent employer operating in more than one EC country - ECJ case C-310/07 on 16.10.08 admin
St John Ambulance v Mulvie - claim was out of time from last act complained of, so "continuing act" question was irrelevant admin
Sheffield City Council v Dolby - Failure to abide by statutory grievance requirements [2011] EAT admin 08/12/2011
Sheffield Forgemasters International Ltd v Fox; Telindus v Brading - incapacity benefit must not automatically be deducted from compensation, since its receipt does not automatically demonstrate a lack of capability to work - EAT 7.11.08 admin
Stuckey v (1) Daido Industrial Bearings Europe Ltd (2) Elswood - Tribunal had no jurisdiction due to lack of valid grievance [2010] EAT admin 10/02/2010
Sec'y of State for Employment v Haynes EAT 1980 admin 13/02/1980
Snoxell and Davies v Vauxhall Motors Ltd 1977 admin 22/03/1977
Sterling Developments (London) Ltd v Pagano EAT 2007 admin 01/05/2007
South Ayrshire Council v Aitchison and ors EAT 2011 admin 11/03/2011
Stephens v Halfords plc ET/1700796/10 admin
Subner v United Kingdom - Human Rights and appeals to the Health Professions Council admin
Sunley v HMP Durham - strike out order for want of prosecution overruled admin
Stuart v London City Airport - Failure to look into potentially exculpatory evidence [2012] EAT admin 09/11/2012
Salford NHS Primary Care Trust v Smith - To be a "reasonable adjustment", step must remove substantial disadvantage of PCP [2011] EAT admin 26/08/2011
Sandhu & ors v Gate Gourmet London Ltd - Dismissal of unofficial strikers was lawful [2009] EAT admin 17/07/2009
Surrey Police v Marshall 2002 admin 05/08/2002
Spring v Guardian Assurance plc 1994 HL admin 07/07/1994
Sanderson & anor v Exel Management Services Ltd EAT 2006 admin 12/05/2006
Spencer (and Moore) v Dep't for Work and Pensions & anor CA 2008 admin 01/07/2008
Sud v London Borough of Ealing - Significant costs order upheld against individual claimant admin
Secretary of State for Business, Innovation & Skills v Doffman and Anor – disqualification orders for unfit company directors admin
Snows Motor Group Ltd v Palmerino - burden of proof was wrongly attributed to the dismissing employer, where it should be "neutral" admin
Stevenson v Atos Origin IT Services UK Ltd - Non-appointment to post in Europe, and scope of RRA 1976 [2012] EAT admin 04/04/2012
Simpson v London Borough Of Hackney & Ors - Incorporation of collective agreement [2012] EAT admin 29/10/2012
Symington v ISS Facility Services Ltd - Appeal on method of pay calculation dismissed since Genuine Material Factor defence had in any event been established [2008] EAT admin 27/03/2008
Swainston v Hetton Victory Club Ltd 1983 admin 10/02/1983
South Ayrshire Council v Morton 2002 admin 14/02/2002