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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
Westminster City Council v Unison 2001 admin 21/03/2001
Williams v University of Nottingham EAT 2007 admin 26/06/2007
Wincanton Group Ltd v De Cort & Anor - ET erred by substituting its own view 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
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
Wilf Gilbert (Staffs Ltd) v Bunn - Failure to follow statutory disciplinary procedures when suspending without pay does not, of itself, automatically lead to finding of unlawful deduction of wages [2008] EAT admin 17/06/2008
Wetherill & Ors v Birmingham City Council - user car allowances - Court of Appeal 19.6.07 admin
Wallace Bogan & Co Ltd v Cove 1997 admin 07/02/1997
Woodward v Santander UK Plc EAT 2010 admin 25/05/2010
Wood Group Engineering (North Sea) Ltd v Robertson - Agency workers, end users and implied contracts of employment [2007] EAT admin 06/07/2007
Walker v Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons - strike-off was disproportionately severe sanction - Privy Council 21.11.07 admin
Wileman v Minilec Engineering Ltd 1988 admin 18/11/1987
Williams v Ferrosan Ltd EAT 2004 admin 05/03/2004
Watkins v Crouch (t/a Temple Bird Solicitors) - Perversity needed before EAT can substitute its own decision for that of ET [2010] EAT admin 14/07/2010
Wood v Fonds de garantie des victimes des actes de terrorisme et d'autres infractions - nationality cannot justify refusal to award compensation - ECJ Case C164/07 5.6.08 admin
Wyatt (M.J.) Decorators Ltd v Davies & ors 2000 admin 13/07/2000
Walker (J.H) Ltd v Hussain and others EAT 1996 admin 17/07/1995
Wood v Caledon Social Club Ltd (debarred) & anor - TUPE and temporary suspension of the activity of an economic entity admin
West Coast Trains Ltd v Murphy - Reasonableness of dismissal [2006] EAT admin 04/04/2006
Watts t/a Ten Gables Nursing Home v Parkes - 3 main test for definition of "employee" satisifed - new on EAT website 5.10.2005 admin 01/09/2005
Wiltshire CC v National Assoc of Teachers 1980 admin 25/01/1980
Williams v Compair Maxam Ltd 1982 admin 22/01/1982
W Brewin & Co Ltd v Marvin - tribunal was entitled to find selection for redundancy unfair admin
Weir & ors (the Firm of Brae Cottage Residential Home) v Stewart - Band of reasonable responses in an unfair dismissal case [2006] EAT admin 05/07/2006
Whitney v Monster Worldwide Ltd - transfer to a new employer of pension obligations due to employees admin
Wickens v Champion Employment EAT 1984 admin 05/10/1983
Westminster City Council v Cabaj 1996 admin 30/04/1996
Walker v Sita Information Networking Computing Ltd - disability does not require recognisable physical or mental cause admin 08/02/2013
Wilsons Solicitors v Johnson & Others - Wasted costs order against solicitor in respect of poorly prepared CMD [2011] EAT admin 20/05/2011
Whiteside v London Borough of Croydon - stress, psychiatric injury and constructive wrongful dismissal admin