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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
Weir Valves & Controls (UK) Ltd v Armitage EAT 2004 admin 15/10/2003
Wilf Gilbert (Staffs Ltd) v Bunn - Failure to follow statutory disciplinary procedures when suspending without pay does not, of itself, automatically lead to finding of unlawful deduction of wages [2008] EAT admin 17/06/2008
Wetherill & Ors v Birmingham City Council - user car allowances - Court of Appeal 19.6.07 admin
Waterman v AIT Group plc - Appellate Jurisdiction admin
Wallace Bogan & Co Ltd v Cove 1997 admin 07/02/1997
Woodward v Santander UK Plc EAT 2010 admin 25/05/2010
Wood Group Engineering (North Sea) Ltd v Robertson - Agency workers, end users and implied contracts of employment [2007] EAT admin 06/07/2007
Walker v Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons - strike-off was disproportionately severe sanction - Privy Council 21.11.07 admin
Williamson & Soden Solicitors v Briars - partner or employee of partnership? admin 20/03/2011
Wileman v Minilec Engineering Ltd 1988 admin 18/11/1987
Williams v Ferrosan Ltd EAT 2004 admin 05/03/2004
Watkins v Crouch (t/a Temple Bird Solicitors) - Perversity needed before EAT can substitute its own decision for that of ET [2010] EAT admin 14/07/2010
Wood v Fonds de garantie des victimes des actes de terrorisme et d'autres infractions - nationality cannot justify refusal to award compensation - ECJ Case C164/07 5.6.08 admin
Wason & Wason v Holborn Community Association - communicating termination of employment to employee admin
Wyatt (M.J.) Decorators Ltd v Davies & ors 2000 admin 13/07/2000
Walker (J.H) Ltd v Hussain and others EAT 1996 admin 17/07/1995
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
Wilson UK Ltd v (1) Turton (2) Little - tribunal must consider Polkey deduction in procedural unfairness case admin
Wiltshire CC v National Assoc of Teachers 1980 admin 25/01/1980
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
Waller v Bromsgrove District Council - overriding objective does not alter strict application of time limits - EAT 23.5.07 admin
Wickens v Champion Employment EAT 1984 admin 05/10/1983
Westminster City Council v Cabaj 1996 admin 30/04/1996
Wilsons Solicitors v Johnson & Others - Wasted costs order against solicitor in respect of poorly prepared CMD [2011] EAT admin 20/05/2011
Whiteside v London Borough of Croydon - stress, psychiatric injury and constructive wrongful dismissal admin
Ward Brothers (Malton) Ltd v Middleton & Ors - appointment necessary before insolvency practitioner can be said to be supervising admin
Wilson v Post Office EAT 2000 admin 13/04/1999
Worringham & Humphreys v Lloyds Bank Ltd 1982 admin 10/12/1981
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
Watson v Pinguin Foods Ltd - Continuous employment and TUPE [2006] EAT admin 07/06/2006