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
Strand Transport Services Ltd v Whitworth - tribunal was correct to dismiss Polkey claim admin
St Ives Plymouth Ltd v Haggerty - Question of whether contract of employment continues even when no work is actually being done is a question of fact [2008] EAT admin 22/05/2008
Southern v Wadacre Ltd (t/a Wadacre Farm Day Nursery) - (i) constructive dismissal admin
SoS of Trade and Industry v Hollier & ors - directors disqualification - [2006] EWHC 1804 (Ch) on 17.7.06 admin
Small v The Boots Co PLC and Boots UK Ltd [2009] EAT admin 23/01/2009
Scotthorne v Four Seasons Conservatories (UK) Ltd - Non-lawyers' advice can be subject to litigation legal privilege [2010] EAT admin 14/05/2010
Sattar v Speyhill Ltd & Anor - inconsistencies in evidence not sufficient to establish perversity admin
South Manchester Abbeyfield Society Ltd v Hopkins and anor EAT 2011 admin 30/11/2010
Sec'y of State for Employment v Wilson 1978 admin 10/11/1977
Systems Reliability Holdings PLC v Smith 1990 admin 09/02/1990
Sandhu v Jan De Rijk Transport Ltd CA 2007 admin 10/05/2007
Shore v Sedgwick Financial Services Ltd & anor - pension fund advice - QBD 8.11.07 admin
Sunderland City Council v (1) Brennan (2) Unison (3) GMB - Challenge to job evaluation scheme must be considered before genuine material defence is heard [2008] EAT admin 20/06/2008
Sharp v Caledonia Group Services Ltd, Equal Pay "Material factor defence" admin
Secretary of State for Trade and Industry v Grove & Gunter - disqualification orders against directors - High Court 15.11.06 admin
Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (Job Centre Plus) & Ors v Wilson [2010] EAT admin 19/02/2010
Sharpe v The Worcester Diocesan Board of Finance & Others - Religious ministers' employment status [2013] EAT admin 28/11/2013
Stockton on Tees BC v Aylott - circumstances and attributes of comparator must reflect those that led to alleged disability discrimination admin
Scottish Roofing Services v (1) Forrest and (2) Howell EAT 2006 admin 18/01/2006
Santokh Singh v Guru Nanak Gurdwara 1990 admin 05/12/1989
Skyrail Oceanic ta Goodmos Tours v Coleman 1981 admin 24/07/1981
Showboat Entertainment Centre Ltd v Owens EAT 1984 admin 28/10/1984
Slessor v Vetco Gray UK Ltd & Anor - interpretation of PUWER regulations admin
Saminaden v Barnet Enfield & Haringey NHS Trust - Change in contractual terms imposed by employer as a penalty did not erase original dismissal [2008] EAT admin 07/07/2008
Shaw v (1) The Cedar Tree Hotel (2) ST6 Ltd (3) Sutton Grosvenor Ltd - amendment to add/substitute new party only where mistake ought to be corrected admin
Steria Ltd & ors v Hutchison & ors - doctrine of estoppel [2006] EWCA Civ 1551 on 24.11.06 admin
Secretary of State for Justice v Mansfield - internal proceedings were quite properly delayed while police investigation took place [2010] EAT admin 24/03/2010
St Alphonsus RC Primary School v Blenkinsop - Time off work not breaking continuity of employment when absence is due to pregnancy or maternity [2009] EAT admin 18/05/2009
Shamoon v RUC Chief Constable [2003] UKHL 11 admin 27/02/2003
Scally v Southern Health & Social Services Board HL 1991 admin 23/10/1991
Secretary of State for Health & anor v Rance & ors EAT 2007 admin 04/05/2007
Star Newspapers v Jordan EAT 1993 admin 22/11/1993
Sienkiewicz (Estate of Enid Costello Dec'd) v Greif (UK) Ltd - asbestosis/mesothelioma admin
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
SCA Packaging Ltd v HM Customs & Excise - tax & NIC's on pay in lieu of notice - High Court ChD 22.2.07 admin