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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
Wandsworth NHS Primary Care Trust v Obonyo - "Burns-Barke" order [2006] EAT admin 14/07/2006
Weir v Consult Marine Ltd EAT 2004 admin 18/02/2004
Wade v AAH Pharmaceuticals Ltd 2002 admin 19/06/2002
Williams v DHL Services Ltd - reason necessary for late presentation of claim admin
Weston Recovery Services v Fisher - misconduct or gross misconduct / unfair dismissal or wrongful dismissal admin
Wareing v Stone Cladding International Ltd - Let-out from automatically unfair dismissal for not following proper procedures [2006] EAT admin 12/12/2006
W v JH (1) and A County Council (2) - ex-line manager may be liable for slander in disclosing old, inaccurate information to new employer - QBD 5.3.08 admin
Whitehouse v Blatchford & Sons Ltd 2000 admin 23/04/1999
Wilson Devonald v Suckling - tribunal substituting its own view as to the reasonableness of an employer's response to an employee's misconduct admin
Williams v The University of Nottingham - Disability discrimination, foreign element and jurisdiction of English tribunal [2007] EAT admin 26/06/2007
WRN Ltd v Ayris - restrictive covenants were too wide to be enforceable - QBD 21.5.08 admin
Westminster City Council v Unison 2001 admin 21/03/2001
Williams v University of Nottingham EAT 2007 admin 26/06/2007
Wang v University Of Keele - does notice run from the very moment it is received, or some later point in time? admin
Wilmot and ors v Selvarajan - Unreasonable delay can mean non-completion of statutory dismissal procedures [2007] EAT admin 12/10/2007
Woodward v Abbey National PLC - post termination claim (alleged whistleblowing resulting in bad reference) - CA on 22.6.06 admin
Wood v York City Council 1978 admin 28/02/1978
Whitely v Marton Electrical Ltd 2003 admin 26/11/2002
White v Burton's Foods Ltd - Equal Pay and "same employment" admin
Walton Centre for Neurology and Neurosurgery NHS Trust v Bewdley - Equal pay claim for a period before comparator was appointed cannot rely on successor as a comparator [2008] EAT admin 23/05/2008
Wain & Ors v Guernsey Ship Management Ltd - no "economic entity" for TUPE purposes - Court of Appeal 3.4.07 admin
White v Bristol Rugby Club Ltd 2002 admin 17/08/2002
Western Excavating (ECC) Ltd v Sharp CA 1978 admin 14/11/1977
Ward v Ashkenazi - calculation of unfair dismissal compensatory award (notably for future loss) admin
William Hill Organisation Ltd v (1) Steele (2) McNeill - Betting shop employees unfairly dismissed for fraud [2008] EAT admin 06/08/2008
White (Lloyds syndicate 0218) v Greensand Homes Ltd and BSF Consulting Engineers Ltd - the overriding objective - CA on 28.6.07 admin
Woodcock v Cumbria Primary Care Trust [2010] EAT admin 12/11/2010
Willoughby v C F Capital Plc EAT 2011 admin 13/07/2010
Woodcock v Cumbria Primary Care Trust - [2012] EWCA Civ 330 admin 22/03/2012
Williams v Miller & Ford - Unfair dismissal: tribunal must establish exactly who was employer [2011] EAT admin 15/07/2011
When can religious organisations discriminate? - BHA website 4.12.07 admin
Willow Oak Developments Ltd t-a Windsor Recruitment v Silverwood and ors, CA 2006 admin 25/05/2006
Webley v Department for Work and Pensions CA 2005 admin 21/12/2004
Welsh v Bendel & Anor - addition of third party as respondent to claim admin
Wincanton Group Plc v Stone & Anor [2013] ICR D6 admin 11/10/2012
West Midlands Fire & Rescue Authority v Office Of The Deputy Prime Minister - onus to demonstrate gross misconduct is heavy - [2008] EWHC 1458 (Admin) on 23rd May 2008 admin