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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
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
Whittlestone v BJP Home Support Ltd - minimum wage for sleepovers admin 19/07/2013
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
WRN Ltd v Ayris QBD 2008 admin 21/05/2008
Westminster Drug Project v O’'Sullivan - employer failed to raise distinction of detriment on grounds of disclosure admin
Wolverhampton University v Elbeltagi - time limits and reasonable practicality - EAT 13.7.07 admin
Ward v South Yorkshire Pensions Authority & Anor [2005] EWHC 2711 (Ch), 29/11/05 admin
Woodrup v London Borough of Southwark 2003 admin 13/11/2002
Wilson v Health & Safety Executive and EHRC CA 2009 admin 20/10/2009
Ward v University of Essex - Letter of complaint can still amount to statutory grievance even if it contains offer to compromise dispute [2007] EAT admin 03/12/2007
Wright, Jummun, Quinn and Gambier v DoH and DES - POVA rules are incompatible with Human Rights Act - QBD 16.11.06 admin
West Kent College v Richardson 1999 admin 02/12/1998
Woodward v Abbey National plc CA 2006 admin 22/06/2006
Williams v Cheshire Fire & Rescue Service - Tribunal is not prohibited from finding that the potentially fair reason for a dismissal is different to that advanced by employer [2008] EAT admin 22/07/2008
Wilson v Ministry of Defence & Anor - no reasons given in personal injury case - Court of Appeal 9.5.07 admin
Wang v University Of Keele EAT 2011 admin 08/04/2011
Walter v Secretary of State for Social Security 2002 admin 06/12/2001
Walker v North Tees & Hartlepool NHS Trust - H&S representative is entitled to such time off as is necessary to attend such training as is reasonable [2008] EAT admin 03/07/2008
Wright v Stoddard International Plc & Anor - pleural plaques are not de minimis injury, they are not damage at all - Court of Session 23.10.07 admin
Wishart v Nat Asoc of Citizens Advice Bureaux 1990 admin 12/06/1990
Wain & Ors v Guernsey Ship Management Ltd CA 2007 admin 03/04/2007
Williams v Bannatyne Fitness Ltd - disability, victimisation, and burden of proof admin
Walsall MBC & Anor v Birch & Ors - tribunal's discretion to allow amendments to add an out-if-time claim admin
Wojnarowicz v Moto Hospitality Ltd - New argument on statutory procedures not allowed on appeal [2010] EAT admin 01/12/2010
Watkins-Singh, R (on the application of) v The Governing Body of Aberdare Girls' High School & Anor - forbidding Sikh pupil to wear bangle was indirect religious and racial discrimination - High Court 29.7.08 admin 29/07/2008
Whelan (Cheers Off Licence) v Richardson 1998 admin 12/12/1997
Woodward v Abbey National plc No 2, EAT 2005 admin 26/07/2005
Wedgewood v Minstergate Hull Ltd - effective date of termination and unfair dismissal admin
Weare v HBOS Plc - Strike out of attempt to re-litigate claim was fully within tribunal's discretion [2011] EAT admin 05/05/2011
Woods v Suffolk Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust - time limits for appeals to the EAT admin
Watson v University of Strathclyde EAT 2011 admin 01/02/2011
Williams v J Walter Thompson Group Ltd CA 2005 admin 17/02/2005