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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
Warby v Wunda Group Plc - Context is vital to determine whether words are discriminatory or not [2012] EAT admin 27/01/2012
William Hicks & Partners v Nadal [2005] EAT - fairness of disciplinary procedures admin 16/08/2005
Walden Engineering Co Ltd v Warrener 1993 admin 30/07/1993
William Hill Organisation Ltd v Tucker 1999 admin 02/04/1998
Wedgewood v Minstergate Hull Ltd - effective date of termination and unfair dismissal admin
Ward v The Secretary of State for Work & Pensions - comparator required for direct disability discrimination admin
Wagunyanya v Medical Defence Union Services Ltd - Is the Medical Defence Union an organisation covered by Race Relations Act 1976 s.11? [2006] EAT admin 06/07/2006
Woods v W M Car Services (Peterborough) Ltd CA 1982 admin 28/06/1982
Waters v Commissioner of Metropolitan Police 2000 admin 27/07/2000
Williamson v The Chief Constable of The Greater Manchester Police & Anor - inadmissible evidence admin
Wilkes v Dundee City Council & anor - Time limits for Equal Pay Act claims [2007] EAT admin 16/01/2007
Webster & Ors v Ridgeway Foundation School - school did not breach general "public authority duty" under RRA 1976 sec 71 admin
Watson v General Medical Council QBD 2005 admin 26/08/2005
Warner v Adnet Ltd 1998 admin 26/02/1998
Wainwright & Cummins v Snowdon - not for EAT to substitute its own findings of fact admin
Wolverhampton University v Dr I Elbeltagi - Time limits and reasonable practicality [2007] EAT admin 13/07/2007
Werhof v Freeway Traffic Systems - ECJ TUPE-type case - 9.3.06 admin
Waterfield v Reliance Security Services Ltd 1998 admin 19/01/1998
Wheeler v. Quality Deep Ltd (trading as Thai Royale Restaurant) CA 2005 admin 30/07/2004
Whyte v London Borough of Lewisham - incapacity benefit deductable from compensation admin
Wright v Weed Control Ltd - A breach of an obligation of confidence (in respect of which an employment tribunal has no jurisdiction) is not the same as a breach of the implied term of trust and confidence [2008] EAT admin 29/01/2008
Walker v United Kingdom - UK NIC's and sex discrimination - ECtHR 22.8.06 admin
Wilson v Circular Distributors Ltd EAT 2005 admin 11/08/2005
Woodhouse School v Webster CA 2009 admin 19/02/2009
World of Home Improvements Ltd v J Cooper-Frewer (Debarred) - rare example of fresh evidence allowed on appeal admin
William Hill Organisation Ltd v McRobbie - A tribunal decision is not "perverse" simply because a party disagrees with it [2008] EAT admin 20/06/2008
Waltham Forest NHS Primary Care Trust & Anor v Malik, R. (On the application of) - Court of Appeal 28.3.07 admin
West London Mental Health NHS Trust v Sarkar EAT 2009 admin 27/03/2009
Walton v Airtours plc & Sun Life of Canada 2003 admin 18/07/2002
West Herts Hospitals NHS Trust v Evans - breach of 2004 statutory dismissal procedures and compensation. admin
Way v Powercraft Retail Ltd - Claim or response cannot be struck out at a case management discussion [2008] EAT admin 26/06/2008
Wright & Others, R (on the application of) v Secretary of State for Health - POVA list justified under ECHR Article 8 - Court of Appeal 24.10.07 admin
Wall v British Compressed Air Society EAT 2003 admin 07/02/2003
Wright v Governors of Bilton High School 2002 admin 12/04/2002
Williams v The Ministry of Defence - withdrawal of service complaint and ET jurisdiction admin
Winchester & Eastleigh Healthcare NHS Trust v Walker - NHS employees and continuity of employment for a Basic Award [2011] EAT admin 24/06/2011