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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
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
Secretary of State for Work and Pensions v Scullion - cardiac arrest was not, in itself, an "accident" for industrial injuries benefit purposes admin
Small v The Boots Co PLC and Boots UK Ltd [2009] EAT admin 23/01/2009
Stuart McGowan v W & JR Watson Ltd - Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998, appeared on Scotscourt website 17.12.2005 admin
Slattery v Cabinet Office Civil Service Pensions and HMRC - early retirment pension and pension sharing order on divorce admin
Sawicki v Computacenter Ltd & anor 1998 admin 13/11/1998
Singh v DHL Services Ltd - reasonableness of conduct dismissal admin
South London & Maudsley NHS Trust v Dathi - Claim cannot be based on documents subject to immunity as arising in legal proceedings [2008] EAT admin 18/02/2008
Sec'y of State for Employment v Spence 1986 admin 15/05/1986
South Tyneside BC v McAvoy & ors EAT 2009 admin 24/06/2009
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
Strand Transport Services Ltd v Whitworth - tribunal was correct to dismiss Polkey claim admin
Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (Job Centre Plus) & Ors v Wilson [2010] EAT admin 19/02/2010
SoS of Trade and Industry v Hollier & ors - directors disqualification - [2006] EWHC 1804 (Ch) on 17.7.06 admin
Stringer & ors v HMRC ECJ 2009 admin 20/01/2009
Sinclair Roche & Temperley and ors v Heard and anor EAT 2004 admin 22/07/2004
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
Silvera v Bray Walker Solicitors (A Firm) & Ors - enforceability of conditional fee agreement admin
Scargill v National Union of Mineworkers [2010] EAT admin 27/01/2010
Secretary of Defence v Elias - Race Discrimination and Japanese PoW camps - CA 10.10.06 admin
Sex harassment, USA case EEOC & Christopher v National Education Assoc'n, USA Court of Appeals -"FindLaw" article 20.9.2005 admin
Singh v Rowntree Mackintosh Ltd 1979 admin 16/03/1979
Sunley v HMP Durham - strike out order for want of prosecution overruled admin
Stuart v London City Airport - Failure to look into potentially exculpatory evidence [2012] EAT admin 09/11/2012
Spackman v London Metropolitan University CC 2007 admin 13/07/2007
Scott v Commissioners of Inland Revenue CA 2004 admin 02/04/2004
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
Seldon v Clarkson Wright and Jakes - Supreme Court to commence hearing case on compulsory retirement justification 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
Scope v Thornett - compensation for loss of future earnings - [2006] EWCA Civ 1600 on 27.11.06 admin
Spencer-Franks v Kellogg Brown & Root Ltd & Ors - New approach to PUWER regulations - House of Lords 2nd July 2008. admin
Spicer v Government of Spain CA 2004 admin 29/07/2004
Snows Motor Group Ltd v Palmerino - burden of proof was wrongly attributed to the dismissing employer, where it should be "neutral" admin
Stevenson v Atos Origin IT Services UK Ltd - Non-appointment to post in Europe, and scope of RRA 1976 [2012] EAT admin 04/04/2012
Sanchez Hidalgo & ors v Asociacion de Servicios Aser & anor 1998 admin 10/12/1998
Saggar v. Ministry of Defence CA 2005 admin 27/04/2005