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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
Southampton City College v Randall [2005] EAT admin 07/11/2005
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
Sodexho Ltd v Gibbons EAT 2005 admin 29/07/2005
Saint-Prix v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions - is worker's right of residence lost when she temporarily gives up work due to pregnancy? admin
Stockton on Tees Borough Council v Aylott EAT 2009 admin 11/04/2009
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
Step in Time Ltd v (1) Fox (2) Hunter - ET1 claim to employment tribunal cannot constitute statutory grievance [2008] EAT admin 03/11/2008
Scott (1) Bush (2) v Epsilon Test Services Ltd - Tribunal's interpretation of contract was fully open to it and not perverse admin
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
Scottish Ministers v (1) Docherty (2) Greater Glasgow Health Board - Claimant was not entitled to pension scheme membership [2009] EAT admin 09/07/2009
Storer v British Gas plc CA 2000 admin 25/02/2000
Simmons v Hoover Ltd 1977 admin 16/07/1976
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
St Andrews Catholic Primary School & Ors v Blundell - remedies in a sex discrimination/victimisation case 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
Shirmardi v Capital Limo Ltd - Number of hours worked must be correctly determined in minimum wage claims [2009] EAT admin 15/01/2009
Schmidt v Spar und Leikhasse of Bordesholm etc 1995 admin 14/04/1994
Slack & Ors v Cumbria County Council & Anor - equal pay time limit runs from end of "stable employment", not individual contracts admin
Sec'y of State (DTI) v Bottrill 1999 admin 12/02/1999
Sacked police officer loses payout appeal admin
Security Industry Authority v Stewart QBD 2009 admin 17/10/2007
Synstar Computer Services (UK) Ltd v ICL (Sorbus) Ltd 2002 admin 30/03/2001
Shea v Micros Fidelio - Litigant in person may be forgiven for confusing wrongful and unfair dismissal [2011] EAT admin 02/08/2011
Sandhu v Jan de Rijk Transport - dismissal or resignation? admin
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
Sahota v Home Office and Pipkin - IVF treatment and sex discrimination/harassment [2009] EAT admin 15/12/2009
Sajid v Chowdhury CA 2001 admin 02/10/2001
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
Schultz v Esso Petroleum Ltd 1999 admin 18/03/1999
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
Sharkey v Bridon Coatbridge Ltd, Glasgow ET - participating in industrial action held to be participating in an "activity of an independent union" admin
Soutar (execs) v Murray and Scottish Provident Institution 2002 admin 30/10/2001
Semple Fraser LLP v Daly - Selection for redundancy and unfair dismissal [2010] EAT admin 22/06/2010