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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
Sandsfield Gravel Co Ltd v Loving [2009] EAT admin 28/04/2009
Shumba & Ors v Park Cakes Ltd - implied terms by reason of custom and practice admin
Simmonds v Milford Club - where previous disciplinary sanction manifestly inappropriate, evidence must be heard admin
Spring v First Capital East Ltd - order for payment of deposit properly made admin
Southall v The General Medical Council - exceptional professional misconduct cases require full reasons for GMC's conclusions admin
Skidmore v Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust, HL 2003 admin 22/05/2003
Seldon v Clarkson, Wright & Jakes - partnership justified in requiring partners to retire at age 65 admin 28/07/2010
Secretary of State for Education and Skills v Mairs QBD 2005 admin 25/05/2005
Secretary of State for Trade and Industry v Gee & Anor - directors' disqualification orders made - High Court 27.2.07 admin
Selective Beauty UK Ltd v Hayes EAT 2005 admin 05/04/2005
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
Senator Hotels Ltd v Ratkowski - tribunal assisting unrepresented party admin
Symonds (t/a Symonds Solicitors) v Redmond-Ord - no cut off date for losses unless unreasonable refusal to return to work admin
Stuart Peters Ltd v Bell EAT - the rule in Norton Tool Company v Tewson 1972 applies in constructive unfair dismissal cases admin
Spencer-Franks v Kellogg Brown & Root Ltd & Ors - PUWER regulations - Scottish Court of Session 29.3.07 admin
Sarkatzis Herrero v Instituto Madrileno de la Salud, ECJ 2006 admin 16/02/2006
Smith v Northamptonshire County Council [2009] UKHL 27 - Employer wins PI appeal after off-premises equipment provided by others failed admin
Stanley Cole (Wainfleet) Ltd v Sheridan EAT 2003 admin 18/07/2002
St Helens Metropolitan Borough Council v Barnes - Time Limits - Court of Appeal 25.10.06 admin
Saeed v Royal Wolverhampton Hosp NHS Trust 2001 admin 20/12/2000
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
Smith v Carillion (JM) Ltd & Anor - test of necessity for tripartite agency agreement admin
Sood Enterprises Ltd v Healy - sick pay, holiday pay, private companies and emanations of the state admin 14/03/2013
Scottish Police Services Authority v McBride - a tribunal's decision to order reinstatement when this was not practicable was perverse admin
Stewart v Moray Council, CAC 9th Dec 2005 - on CAC website 26.01.06 admin
SCA Packaging Ltd v Boyle & EHRC HL 2009 admin 01/07/2009
Sorge v Poste Italiane SpA - CJEC agrees with AG: national law changes do not breach Fixed-Term Working Directive if protection remains the same admin
Sarker v South Tees Acute Hospitals NHS Trust 1997 admin 25/03/1997
Secretary of State for Trade and Industry v Mackie - deafness claim out of time - Court of Appeal 28.6.07 admin
Sharp v Caledonia Group Services Ltd EAT 2005 admin 01/11/2005
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
Sawyer v Department for Work & Pensions (Job Centre Plus) EAT - intolerance to low temperatures is not a disability within the DDA 1995. admin
Single Homeless Project Ltd v Abu & Ors - ET errs in basing costs order simply on ability to pay admin