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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
Warner v Armfield Retail & Leisure Ltd - usual rules on frustration apply where no duty to make reasonable adjustments arises admin
Williams v University of Nottingham EAT 2007 admin 26/06/2007
Wilmot and ors v Selvarajan - Unreasonable delay can mean non-completion of statutory dismissal procedures [2007] EAT admin 12/10/2007
Woodward v Abbey National PLC - post termination claim (alleged whistleblowing resulting in bad reference) - CA on 22.6.06 admin
Wood v York City Council 1978 admin 28/02/1978
West Lothian Council v Aziz - ET must not substitute its own view admin
Whitely v Marton Electrical Ltd 2003 admin 26/11/2002
Walton Centre for Neurology and Neurosurgery NHS Trust v Bewdley - Equal pay claim for a period before comparator was appointed cannot rely on successor as a comparator [2008] EAT admin 23/05/2008
Wain & Ors v Guernsey Ship Management Ltd - no "economic entity" for TUPE purposes - Court of Appeal 3.4.07 admin
White v Bristol Rugby Club Ltd 2002 admin 17/08/2002
Weston Recovery Services v Fisher - misconduct or gross misconduct / unfair dismissal or wrongful dismissal admin
Western Excavating (ECC) Ltd v Sharp CA 1978 admin 14/11/1977
William Hill Organisation Ltd v (1) Steele (2) McNeill - Betting shop employees unfairly dismissed for fraud [2008] EAT admin 06/08/2008
White (Lloyds syndicate 0218) v Greensand Homes Ltd and BSF Consulting Engineers Ltd - the overriding objective - CA on 28.6.07 admin
Woodcock v Cumbria Primary Care Trust [2010] EAT admin 12/11/2010
Wilson Devonald v Suckling - tribunal substituting its own view as to the reasonableness of an employer's response to an employee's misconduct admin
Willoughby v C F Capital Plc EAT 2011 admin 13/07/2010
Williams v Miller & Ford - Unfair dismissal: tribunal must establish exactly who was employer [2011] EAT admin 15/07/2011
When can religious organisations discriminate? - BHA website 4.12.07 admin
Willow Oak Developments Ltd t-a Windsor Recruitment v Silverwood and ors, CA 2006 admin 25/05/2006
Wang v University Of Keele - does notice run from the very moment it is received, or some later point in time? admin
Webley v Department for Work and Pensions CA 2005 admin 21/12/2004
Wincanton Group Plc v Stone & Anor [2013] ICR D6 admin 11/10/2012
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 admin
Walden Engineering Co Ltd v Warrener 1993 admin 30/07/1993
White v Burton's Foods Ltd - Equal Pay and "same employment" admin
William Hill Organisation Ltd v Tucker 1999 admin 02/04/1998
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
Wason & Wason v Holborn Community Association - communicating termination of employment to employee admin
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
Wilson UK Ltd v (1) Turton (2) Little - tribunal must consider Polkey deduction in procedural unfairness case admin