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
Southern Cross Healthcare Co Ltd v Perkins & Ors - CA overrules EAT: employment tribunal had no power to construe terms of contract admin 16/12/2010
S v General Medical Council - doctor's illness could not excuse misconduct - QBD 17.12.07 admin
Spence v. British Railways Board 2001 admin 16/10/2001
Schmidt v Austicks Bookshop Ltd 1978 admin 26/07/1977
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
Secretary of State for Justice v Mansfield - internal proceedings were quite properly delayed while police investigation took place [2010] EAT admin 24/03/2010
Somjee v United Kingdom ECtHR 2002 admin 15/10/2002
Sharp v Caledonia Group Services Ltd, Equal Pay "Material factor defence" admin
Sec'y of State for Employment v Stone 1994 admin 15/02/1994
Sharpe v The Worcester Diocesan Board of Finance & Others - Religious ministers' employment status [2013] EAT admin 28/11/2013
SG v The Head Teacher & Governors of St Gregory's Catholic Science College - afro hair style and indirect discrimination admin
Sarieddine v Abou Zaki Holding Company - Appeal must be on a question of law, not fact - Court of Appeal, [2008] EWCA Civ 453 on 17.4.08 admin
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
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
Sawar v SKF (UK) Ltd - In context, public "dressing down" was - unusually - not fundamental breach of trust & confidence [2010] EAT admin 21/01/2010
Soros & Soros v Davison & Davison 1994 admin 15/02/1994
Shaw v (1) The Cedar Tree Hotel (2) ST6 Ltd (3) Sutton Grosvenor Ltd - amendment to add/substitute new party only where mistake ought to be corrected admin
Sidhu v Aerospace Composite Technology Ltd 2001 admin 26/05/2000
St Alphonsus RC Primary School v Blenkinsop - Time off work not breaking continuity of employment when absence is due to pregnancy or maternity [2009] EAT admin 18/05/2009
Slack & Ors v Cumbria County Council & Anor - equal pay time limit runs from end of "stable employment", not individual contracts admin
Selvarajan v Wilmot & Others - unreasonable delay in complying with statutory disciplinary procedures cannot, of itself, cause them to be deemed "not completed" - Court of Appeal 23.7.08 admin
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
Shea v Micros Fidelio - Litigant in person may be forgiven for confusing wrongful and unfair dismissal [2011] EAT admin 02/08/2011
Sodexho Healthcare Services Ltd v Harmer - Pre-Hearing Review should involve an actual hearing, with exchange of oral evidence [2009] EAT admin 10/07/2009
Sec'y of State for Employment v Spence 1986 admin 15/05/1986
St Andrews Catholic Primary School & Ors v Blundell - remedies in a sex discrimination/victimisation case admin
South Tyneside BC v McAvoy & ors EAT 2009 admin 24/06/2009
Shirmardi v Capital Limo Ltd - Number of hours worked must be correctly determined in minimum wage claims [2009] EAT admin 15/01/2009
Spaceright Europe Ltd v Baillavoine & Anor - Dismissal still connected to transfer even though transfer had not yet occurred or been formalised [2011] EAT admin 14/12/2011
Sanctuary Care Services Ltd v Johnson - ET failed to deal with time limits and to find facts properly so race discrimination case remitted back for reconsideration - new on EAT website 10.10.2005 admin
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
Semple Fraser LLP v Daly - Selection for redundancy and unfair dismissal [2010] EAT admin 22/06/2010
Sharp v Manpower UK Lyd and IBM - Hepatitis C sufferer fails to prove disability [2005] EAT admin 09/08/2005