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
Seymour v Fitness First Clubs Ltd - where complaint not pursued at PHR, EJ assumed it was not a live issue admin
Somjee v Barnsley District General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust - locum consultant cannot claim after a fall at the workplace admin
Smith v. Network Rail Infrastructure Ltd - Grievance procedure and continuing failures by an employer [2007] EAT admin 24/04/2007
Smith Knight Fay Ltd v McCoy EAT - initial flaw in dismissal procedure can be corrected admin
Smith v Youth Justice Board for England and Wales - an employer's duty of care to an employee is limited where the employee is in breach of rules. admin
Sec'y of State for Trade and Industry v Walden 2000 admin 22/07/1999
Santamera v Express Cargo Forwarding t-a IEC Ltd 2003 admin 26/11/2002
SG & R Valuation Service Co v Boudrais & Ors QBD 2008 admin 12/05/2008
Scott v Russell -ETs can take broad approach on questions of costs admin
South East Essex College & ors v Abegaze - Post employment references admin
Secretary of State for Work & Pensions (Jobcentre Plus) v Higgins - importance of identifying the correct PCP admin
Secretary of State for Justice v Slee - persons covered by dismissal compensation scheme for Justices' Clerks admin
Sovereign Business Integration Plc v Trybus - Employee unfairly dismissed for un-permitted absence [2007] EAT admin 15/06/2007
Swallow Security v Millicent - tribunal MUST consider reducing compensatory award if claimant guilty of culpable contributory misconduct admin
South Ayrshire Council v Morton 2002 admin 14/02/2002
Smith v Giraud UK Ltd EAT 2000 admin 26/06/2000
Semen v Deutsche Tamoil GmbH - indemnity for self-employed commercial agent can be limited admin
Stack v Ajar-Tec Ltd - Employment contract can exist despite no agreement on wages [2011] EAT admin 08/07/2011
Sakharkar v Northern Foods Grocery Group Ltd (t/a Fox’s Biscuts) - a court judgment cannot be overturned by agreement between parties admin
Sienkiewicz (Estate of Enid Costello Dec'd) v Greif (UK) Ltd - liability for mesothelioma in "single exposure" (to asbestos) cases admin
Sage (UK) Ltd v Bacco - Practice direction on legal authorities [2007] EAT admin 10/05/2007
Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster) v Marshall - disciplinary process was acceptable before grievance appeal 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
Stevens & anor v Bower CA 2004 admin 06/04/2004
Stefan v General Medical Council 1999 admin 18/03/1999
Secretary of State for the Home Department v Pankina - legal status of Home Office immigration guidance documents admin
Sinclair v Wandsworth Council - Alcoholism and contributory fault on dismissal [2007] EAT admin 05/11/2007
Secretary of State for Business Innovation & Skills v Howard & Howard - tribunal's decision was outside the range of reasonable responses admin
Shergold v Fieldway Medical Centre EAT 2005 admin 05/12/2005
Sec'y of State (DTI) v Cook 1997 admin 13/12/1996
Sawyer and Others v. Ahsan 2000 admin 14/07/1999
Sorge v Poste Italiane SpA - Fixed-Term Working Directive does not preclude changes to national law if protection remains the same admin
Secretary of State for Work & Pensions v Macklin - The correct questions to be asked about reasonable adjustments in a disability discrimination case [2008] EAT admin 28/02/2008
Singh v Reading Borough Council - judicial proceedings immunity admin
Stuart Deans v George Newberry Coachbuilders, Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome, Scottish case on Scotscourt website 7/12/05 admin