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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
Weber v Universal Ogden Services Ltd 2002 admin 27/02/2002
W.A. Armstrong & Sons Ltd v. Borrill 2000 admin 10/11/1999
Wigginton v Cowie & ors (t/a Baxter International Partnership) - meaning of "disability" admin
Woodward v Abbey National Plc - Post-termination whistleblowing [2005] EAT admin 20/07/2005
Wilkinson v the United Kingdom admin
Werhof v Freeway Traffic Services GmbH & Co KG ECJ 2006 admin 09/03/2006
Whitefield v General Medical Council 2003 admin 14/11/2002
Ward Hadaway Solicitors v Love, Scott and Capsticks Solicitors - TUPE, service provision and changing solicitors [2010] EAT admin 25/03/2010
Whitehouse v North Bristol NHS Trust - Deduction from wages [2006] EAT admin 10/07/2006
Welsh National Opera Ltd v Johnston - misconstruction of contract led to serious error in finding dismissal was reasonable and fair admin
Wilson & Sanders v St Helens BC 1998 admin 29/10/1998
Walls Meat Co Ltd v Khan CA 1979 admin 24/10/1978
Wrexham Golf Club Co Ltd v Ingham - redundancy selection: was pool of one within range of reasonable responses? admin 10/07/2012
Wishaw & District Housing Association v Moncrieff - How a tribunal must approach a "last straw" constructive unfair dismissal claim [2009] EAT admin 22/04/2009
Welsh v Stokes & Anor - hearsay evidence - Court of Appeal 27.7.07 admin
Wippel v Peek & Cloppenburg GmbH & Co KG ECJ 2004 admin 12/10/2004
West Midlands Co-Op Society Ltd v Tipton HL 1986 admin 13/02/1986
Woodhouse v West North West Homes Leeds Ltd - Victimisation case that should not have followed the fact specific Martin v Devonshire Solicitors admin
Waite v South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Trust - Grievance is needed to enable tribunal to hear whistleblowing claim [2008] EAT admin 17/10/2008
Wade v North Yorkshire Police Authority v HMRC - date from which statutory maternity pay can be claimed admin
Wren v Eastbourne Borough Council & anor EAT 1993 admin 30/07/1993
Wolf v Stadt Frankfurt am Main CJEC 2010 admin 12/01/2010
Western Union Payment Services UK Ltd v Anastasiou - employer subjecting employee to detriment must have known of disclosure of information admin 21/02/2014
Willets v The Jennifer Trust For Spinal Muscular Atrophy - Resignation: unilateral withdrawal and variation by agreement [2011] EAT admin 28/09/2011
Wolf v Stadt Frankfurt am Main, ECJ Case C-229/08 - upper age limit for fire service recruits is justifiable discrimination (A-G's opinion) admin
Wolesley Centres Ltd v Simmons EAT 1994 admin 21/01/1994
West Ferry Printers v Beedell 2000 admin 07/02/2000
Weedon & Richardson v Pinnacle Entertainment Ltd - Employment judge sitting alone had no jurisdiction to consider claim [2011] EAT admin 18/11/2011
Wise Group v Mitchell EAT 2005 admin
Walcher v Bundesamt f?r Soziales und Behindertenwesen Steiermark ECJ 2003 admin 11/09/2003
Warby v Wunda Group Plc - Context is vital to determine whether words are discriminatory or not [2012] EAT admin 27/01/2012
William Hicks & Partners v Nadal [2005] EAT - fairness of disciplinary procedures admin 16/08/2005
Wade v North Yorkshire Police Authority v HMRC UT (tax) 2011 admin 11/01/2011
Westminster City Council v. Haywood & anr (No.2) 2000 admin 20/12/1999
Williams v Alderman Davies Church in Wales Primary School [2020] UKEAT 0108/19 emplaw online 20/01/2020
Westminster Kingsway College v University and College Union [2014] EWHC 4409 emplaw online 13/10/2014