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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 Ambulance Service v (1) Truelove (2) Wood - working time, daily rest breaks, and tribunal claim time limits admin
Syed v Wightlink (Guernsey) Ltd and anor EAT 2008 admin 03/10/2008
Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust v Roldan - factors to be taken into account in deciding fairness of a misconduct dismissal admin
SG & R Valuation Service Co v Boudrais & Ors - employee sent home on garden leave cannot claim repudiatory breach if he has made it impracticable for the employer to provide work - QBD 12.5.08 admin
Safeway Stores Ltd & Others v Twigger & Others [2010] EWHC 11 (Comm)- ex-directors fail to get claim against them struck out admin 15/01/2010
Surrey County Council v Henderson EAT 2005 admin 23/11/2005
Salinas v Bear Stearns International Holdings Inc EAT 2005 admin 21/10/2004
Selfridges Ltd v Malik EAT 1998 admin 24/04/1997
South Manchester Abbeyfield Society Ltd v (1) Hopkins (2) Woodworth - no national minimum wage for on-call hours spent asleep admin
Slingsby v Griffith Smith Solicitors - Strict enforcement of time limit for appeal does not apply to respondent's answer [2009] EAT admin 10/02/2009
Singh v London Underground Ltd - Employment tribunal was entitled to exercise case management discretion and refuse to allow additional document to be adduced [2008] EAT admin 09/05/2008
Sinclair v Coventry & Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust - employer treated vulnerable employee fairly admin
Sodexo Health Care Services Ltd v Harmer [2009] EAT admin 10/07/2009
Sneddon v Carr-Gomm Scotland Ltd - balance of tribunal's right to fact-find and the "substitution mind-set" admin
Security Industry Authority v Securiplan, Sabrewatch & ors - SIA has power to prosecute - (2008) EWHC 2338, 25.7.08 admin
SM v Secretary of State - POVA list - England and Wales Care Standards Tribunal 7.11.07 admin
SIP (Industrial Products) Ltd v Swinn 1994 admin 25/03/1994
Stacey v Babcock Power Ltd 1986 admin 25/10/1985
Sumsion v BBC (Scotland) EAT 2007 admin 21/03/2007
Sakharkar v Northern Foods Grocery Group Lyd t/a Fox's Biscuits - "some other substantial reason" for dismissal admin
Sandwell & West Birmingham NHS Trust v Westwood - Unfair dismissal, gross misconduct, and tribunals substituting their views for that of employer [2009] EAT admin 17/12/2009
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
Stephens v Halfords plc ET/1700796/10 admin
Smith v United Kingdom - discriminatory refusal to pay WBA to a man - ECtHR 20.5.08 admin
Smith v Northamptonshire County Council - PUWER regs liability (appeal by employer allowed) - [2008] EWCA Civ 181 on 11.3.08 admin
Southern Cross Healthcare Co Ltd v Perkins & Ors CA 2011 admin 16/12/2010
Sutton & Gates (Luton) v Boxall 1979 admin 06/10/1978
Selvarajan v Wilmot & ors CA 2008 admin 03/07/2008
Smith Knight Fay Ltd v McCoy - when is "action taken" for the purposes of the statutory dismissal procedures? admin
Samels v The University For The Creative Arts - Percentage of Polkey deduction question of fact for tribunal [2011] EAT admin 30/08/2011
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
Sud v London Borough of Ealing - Significant costs order upheld against individual claimant admin
Stewart v Secretary of State for Work & Pensions - social security benefits conditional upon residence rather than contribution admin
Scotts Company (UK) Ltd v Budd EAT 2003 admin 05/11/2004