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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
Shaikh v Department for Constitutional Affairs - man's equal pay claim fails because no female comparator - new on EAT website 3.10.2005 admin
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
Storer v British Gas plc CA 2000 admin 25/02/2000
Simmons v Hoover Ltd 1977 admin 16/07/1976
Sodexho Ltd v Gibbons EAT 2005 admin 29/07/2005
Stockton on Tees Borough Council v Aylott EAT 2009 admin 11/04/2009
Scerbaks v Pertemps Recruitment Partnership Ltd - Despite protests of inequality, claimant had simple task to perform before tribunal [2010] EAT admin 19/04/2010
Sumsion v BBC (Scotland) - Working Time Regulations [2007] EAT admin 21/03/2007
Slack & Ors v Cumbria County Council & Anor - equal pay time limit runs from end of "stable employment", not individual contracts admin
Sacked police officer loses payout appeal admin
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
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
Susie Radin Ltd v GMB and ors CA 2004 admin 20/02/2004
Simpson v Endsleigh Insurance Services Ltd & Ors EAT 2011 admin 27/08/2010
Slaney v Culina Logistick GMBH - EAT allows a new point to be taken on appeal [2005] EAT admin 21/10/2005
Secretary of State for Health & anor v Prance & ors - Reopening of conceded points [2007] EAT admin 04/05/2007
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
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
St James Management Services Ltd v Power - dismissal was rightly found to be more than just procedurally unfair admin
Sefton MBC & Anor v Hincks & Ors - Jurisdiction in equal pay claim not limited to comparator named in statutory grievance [2011] EAT admin 14/07/2011
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
Sec'y of State for Employment v Newcastle CC 1980 admin 09/10/1979
Secretary of State for BERR v Neufeld & Anor CA 2009 admin 02/04/2009
Secor Consulting Ltd v Meffen - Unfair dismissal: Reduction under Polkey principle [2005] EAT admin 02/12/2005
Sahatciu v DPP Restaurants Ltd - Disciplinary procedure [2007] EAT admin 27/03/2007
Seda Kücükdeveci v Swedex GmbH & Co. KG - age discrimination admin
Subner v United Kingdom - Human Rights and appeals to the Health Professions Council admin
St John Ambulance v Mulvie - claim was out of time from last act complained of, so "continuing act" question was irrelevant admin
Sheffield City Council v Dolby - Failure to abide by statutory grievance requirements [2011] EAT admin 08/12/2011
Stewart v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions - social security admin
Stuart Peters Ltd v Bell EAT 2009 admin
Shiner Ltd v Raymond Hilton 2001 admin 24/05/2001