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
Stewart v Next Retail Ltd - incorrect use of Polkey to make deductions from basic award admin
Simpson v Intralinks - Rome Convention: UK jurisdiction trumps express terms of contract admin
Sec'y of State for Employment v Newcastle CC 1980 admin 09/10/1979
Secretary of State for BERR v Neufeld & Anor CA 2009 admin 02/04/2009
Stark v The Post Office 2000 admin 02/03/2000
Sec'y of State for Scotland and anor v Mann and anor 2001 admin 27/11/2000
Shore v Sedgwick Financial Services Ltd & anor - pension fund advice - QBD 8.11.07 admin
Sunderland City Council v (1) Brennan (2) Unison (3) GMB - Challenge to job evaluation scheme must be considered before genuine material defence is heard [2008] EAT admin 20/06/2008
Secretary of State for Trade and Industry v Grove & Gunter - disqualification orders against directors - High Court 15.11.06 admin
Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (Job Centre Plus) & Ors v Wilson [2010] EAT admin 19/02/2010
Seymour v Fitness First Clubs Ltd - where complaint not pursued at PHR, EJ assumed it was not a live issue admin
Smith Knight Fay Ltd v McCoy EAT - initial flaw in dismissal procedure can be corrected admin
Shiner Ltd v Raymond Hilton 2001 admin 24/05/2001
Savage v Saxena EAT 1998 admin 20/01/1998
Standard Life Healthcare Ltd v Gorman & others CA 2010 admin 12/05/2009
Slack & ors v Cumbria County Coucil CA 2009 admin 03/04/2009
Slessor v Vetco Gray UK Ltd & Anor - interpretation of PUWER regulations admin
Saminaden v Barnet Enfield & Haringey NHS Trust - Change in contractual terms imposed by employer as a penalty did not erase original dismissal [2008] EAT admin 07/07/2008
Steria Ltd & ors v Hutchison & ors - doctrine of estoppel [2006] EWCA Civ 1551 on 24.11.06 admin
Secretary of State for Justice v Mansfield - internal proceedings were quite properly delayed while police investigation took place [2010] EAT admin 24/03/2010
Secretary of State for Work & Pensions (Jobcentre Plus) v Higgins - importance of identifying the correct PCP admin
Swallow Security v Millicent - tribunal MUST consider reducing compensatory award if claimant guilty of culpable contributory misconduct admin
Suzen v Zehnacker Krankenhausservice etc 1997 admin 11/03/1997
Sheffield College v Ojinnaka EAT 2001 admin 18/05/2001
Slattery v Cabinet Office Civil Service Pensions and HMRC - early retirment pension and pension sharing order on divorce admin
Sawicki v Computacenter Ltd & anor 1998 admin 13/11/1998
Sienkiewicz (Estate of Enid Costello Dec'd) v Greif (UK) Ltd - asbestosis/mesothelioma admin
Secretary of State for Justice v Macdonald - Heaney - Tribunal wrongly substituted its own view for that of prison governor [2011] EAT admin 07/04/2011
SCA Packaging Ltd v HM Customs & Excise - tax & NIC's on pay in lieu of notice - High Court ChD 22.2.07 admin
Sawar v SKF (UK) Ltd - In context, public "dressing down" was - unusually - not fundamental breach of trust & confidence [2010] EAT admin 21/01/2010
St Andrew’s Catholic Primary School & Ors v Blundell - costs, appeals, perversity and abuse of process admin
Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust v Roldan - employer not liable for loss caused by inability to work due to prosecution after dismissal admin
South Ayrshire Council v Milligan 2003 admin 20/12/2002
Schofield v Chief Constable of West Yorkshire 1999 admin 14/05/1998
Smith v Youth Justice Board for England and Wales - an employer's duty of care to an employee is limited where the employee is in breach of rules. admin
Sec'y of State for Trade and Industry v Walden 2000 admin 22/07/1999