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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
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
Wason & Wason v Holborn Community Association - communicating termination of employment to employee admin
Watson v Pinguin Foods Ltd - Continuous employment and TUPE [2006] EAT admin 07/06/2006
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
Wilson UK Ltd v (1) Turton (2) Little - tribunal must consider Polkey deduction in procedural unfairness case admin
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
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
Waller v Bromsgrove District Council - overriding objective does not alter strict application of time limits - EAT 23.5.07 admin
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
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
Working Men's Club And Institute Union Ltd v Balls - Relaxed approach to criticisms of employer at hearing not specifically pleaded [2011] EAT admin 08/11/2011
Woodcock v Cumbria Primary Care Trust - was taking account of costs "proportionate" as a means of achieving legitimate aim? admin
Whitbread & Co plc v Mills 1988 admin 22/09/1988
Woodhouse v Consignia plc 2002 admin 07/03/2002
Westminster Drug Project v O’'Sullivan - employer failed to raise distinction of detriment on grounds of disclosure admin
Whitbread v Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust - From when does 42 day appeal time limit run [2011] EAT admin 23/11/2011
Wilson v Health & Safety Executive EAT 2009 admin 19/12/2008
Wetherill & Ors v Birmingham City Council CA 2007 admin 19/06/2007
White & Anor v Troutbeck SA [2013] EAT admin 23/01/2013
Woodhouse School v Webster - Employment tribunal was entitled to reach its conclusion, and not obliged to let parties comment on its potential findings first [2008] EAT admin 24/04/2008
Welsh v Cowdenbeath Football Club Ltd CS 2009 admin 11/02/2009
Walker v Northumberland County Council 1995 admin 16/11/1994
Woodhouse v Hampshire Hospitals NHS Trust admin
Wise v London Borough of Redbridge - Mobility clause implied [2006] EAT admin 18/12/2006
Wilson v Exel UK Ltd - employer was not vicariously liable for employee's "frolic" admin
Webb v EMO Air Cargo (UK) Ltd 1995 admin 14/07/1994
Whitehead v Corley School & anor - Contributory fault calculation on unfair dismissal [2007] EAT admin 13/03/2007
Winner Wetten GmbH v Bürgermeisterin der Stadt Bergheim - national court must not apply domestic law if it is contrary to EC law admin