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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
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
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
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
Wilson v Post Office EAT 2000 admin 13/04/1999
Worringham & Humphreys v Lloyds Bank Ltd 1982 admin 10/12/1981
Wincanton Plc v Atkinson & Anor - Dismissal was fair given potential disastrous outcome of employees' actions [2011] EAT admin 19/07/2011
Weddall v Barchester Healthcare Ltd, Wallbank v Wallbank Fox Designs Ltd - vicarious liability for violent employees admin
Williams v BOC Gases Ltd CA 2000 admin 29/03/2000
Weir v Chief Constable of Merseyside Police 2003 admin 29/01/2003
Watson v Pinguin Foods Ltd - Continuous employment and TUPE [2006] EAT admin 07/06/2006
Wood v Caledon Social Club Ltd (debarred) & anor - TUPE and temporary suspension of the activity of an economic entity admin
Wolf v Stadt Frankfurt am Main - maximum age to join service can be "genuine and determining occupational requirement" admin
Wolstenholme v Post Office Ltd 2003 admin 18/12/2002
Wilson v Ethicon Ltd 2000 admin 12/11/1999
Wynne & Others (t/a Deja Vu) v Dey - Exclusion of witness from hearing was not bias on part of judge [2009] EAT admin 29/01/2009
W Brewin & Co Ltd v Marvin - tribunal was entitled to find selection for redundancy unfair admin
White v Southampton University Hospitals NHS Trust & Anor - the GMC, absolute immunity, and abuse of disclosure process admin
Whittaker v P and D Watson (t-a P and M Watson Haulage) 2002 admin 07/02/2002
Wilding v British Telecommuncations plc CA 2002 admin 26/02/2002
West London Mental Health NHS Trust v Sarkar - Attempt to resolve misconduct issues by mediation did not make dismissal unfair [2009] EAT admin 27/03/2009
Walker v Sita Information Networking Computing Ltd - disability does not require recognisable physical or mental cause admin 08/02/2013
Wilson v HSE - in equal pay claim employer must justify length of service criterion if "serious doubts" are raised admin
Westwood v Sec'y of State for Employment HL 1985 admin 15/03/1984
Wakeman & ors v Quick Corporation & anor 1999 admin 18/02/1999
Welton v Deluxe Retail Ltd (t/a Madhouse) - Preserving continuity of employment [2012] EAT admin 21/11/2012
Wright v North Ayrshire Council - employer's fundamental breach is cause for constructive dismissal despite other reasons for resignation admin
West London Mental Health NHS Trust v Chhabra - injunction against employer seeking to make gross misconduct charge admin 18/12/2013
Waite v Government Communications HQ 1983 admin 21/07/1983
Watkins v Crouch (t/a Temple Bird Solicitors) EAT 2011 admin 14/07/2010