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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
Scottish Ministers v (1) Docherty (2) Greater Glasgow Health Board - Claimant was not entitled to pension scheme membership [2009] EAT admin 09/07/2009
Secretary of State for Work & Pensions (Jobcentre Plus) v Heggie - If an adjustment will not prevent or limit the substantial disadvantage suffered by the disabled employee it cannot be said to be "a reasonable adjustment" [2008] EAT admin 06/06/2008
Sawyer v Department for Work & Pensions (Job Centre Plus) EAT - intolerance to low temperatures is not a disability within the DDA 1995. admin
Sandsfield Gravel Co Ltd v Loving [2009] EAT admin 28/04/2009
Saini v All Saints Haque Centre & ors EAT 2009 admin 24/10/2008
Shamoon v RUC Chief Constable [2003] UKHL 11 admin 27/02/2003
Swain v Denso Marston Ltd 2000 admin 12/04/2000
Scally v Southern Health & Social Services Board HL 1991 admin 23/10/1991
St Helens & Knowsley Hospitals NHS Trust v Brownbill & Ors - entitlement is to equality of specifc terms, not total pay 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
South Lanarkshire Council v Russell & ors - order by EJ alone following PHR before full tribunal is not valid admin
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
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
Southampton City College v Randall [2005] EAT admin 07/11/2005
Small & ors v Boots Co plc & anor EAT 2009 admin 23/01/2009
Security & Facilities Division v Hayes 2001 admin 21/03/2000
South West Trains Ltd v Ireland 2002 admin 02/07/2002
Sarkar v West London Mental Health NHS Trust - inconsistency in employer's approach made dismissal unfair 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
Secretary of State for Justice v Slee - redundancy and maternity leave admin
Securitay Ltd v Webster - Unfair dismissal finding was not based on range of reasonable responses and was "perverse" [2009] EAT admin 18/08/2009
Step in Time Ltd v (1) Fox (2) Hunter - ET1 claim to employment tribunal cannot constitute statutory grievance [2008] EAT admin 03/11/2008
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
Scotford and anor v Smithkline Beecham EAT 2002 admin 25/10/2001
Stewart v Moray Council CAC 2005 admin 09/12/2005
Somerset County Council & Anor v Pike CA 2009 admin 28/07/2009
Swift v Chief Constable of Wiltshire Constabulary EAT 2004 admin 18/02/2004
SCA Packaging Limited v Boyle -"likely" in the DDA 1995 means "could well happen" and not "more probable than not" admin
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
Spaceright Europe Ltd v Baillavoine & Anor - TUPE: the eventual transferee need not actually be identified before its protection can apply admin
Screene v Seatwave Ltd - Changes in the pleaded reason for dismissal: capability and conduct [2011] EAT admin 26/05/2011
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
Seldon v Clarkson Wright & Jakes - Justification of age discrimination [2008] EAT admin 19/12/2008
Sogbetun v London Borough of Hackney EAT 1998 admin 01/07/1998
Santamera v Express Cargo Forwarding t-a IEC Ltd 2003 admin 26/11/2002
Sita GB Ltd v Burton EAT 1998 admin 19/11/1996