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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 Case Date
Wilson v Health & Safety Executive EAT - scheme relating pay to length of service must be justified for Equal Pay purposes
Waltham Forest NHS Primary Care Trust & Anor v Malik, R. (On the application of) - Court of Appeal 28.3.07
Woodhouse v West North West Homes Leeds Ltd - Victimisation case that should not have followed the fact specific Martin v Devonshire Solicitors
Weight Watchers (UK) Ltd & Ors v Commissioners of Inland Revenue - weight watchers "Leaders" are employees, not self-employed
Woodhouse v Hampshire Hospitals NHS Trust
Ward v South Yorkshire Pensions Authority & Anor [2005] EWHC 2711 (Ch), 29/11/05
West Herts Hospitals NHS Trust v Evans - breach of 2004 statutory dismissal procedures and compensation.
Whitney v Monster Worldwide Ltd - transfer to a new employer of pension obligations due to employees
Werner Mangold v Rudiger Helm, Case C-144/04 ECJ 22.11.2005
Whyte v The London Borough Of Lewisham - illogical for successful claimant to allege bias
West Midlands Fire & Rescue Authority v Office Of The Deputy Prime Minister - onus to demonstrate gross misconduct is heavy - [2008] EWHC 1458 (Admin) on 23rd May 2008
Wright v North Ayrshire Council - employer's fundamental breach is cause for constructive dismissal despite other reasons for resignation
Wright & Others, R (on the application of) v Secretary of State for Health - POVA list justified under ECHR Article 8 - Court of Appeal 24.10.07
Wade v North Yorkshire Police Authority v HMRC - date from which statutory maternity pay can be claimed
Westmoreland v Renault UK Ltd - extension of time for lodging appeal refused in a case devoid of merit.
Weight Watchers & Ors v HMRC - Group Leaders are employees
Weeks v Newham College of Further Education - claim of harassment not made out on facts
Wolverhampton University v Elbeltagi - time limits and reasonable practicality - EAT 13.7.07
Wright, Jummun, Quinn and Gambier v DoH and DES - POVA rules are incompatible with Human Rights Act - QBD 16.11.06
Williams v The Ministry of Defence - withdrawal of service complaint and ET jurisdiction