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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
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
Wolf v Stadt Frankfurt am Main - maximum age to join service can be "genuine and determining occupational requirement" admin
Wolstenholme v Post Office Ltd 2003 admin 18/12/2002
Wilson v Ethicon Ltd 2000 admin 12/11/1999
Wynne & Others (t/a Deja Vu) v Dey - Exclusion of witness from hearing was not bias on part of judge [2009] EAT admin 29/01/2009
White v Southampton University Hospitals NHS Trust & Anor - the GMC, absolute immunity, and abuse of disclosure process admin
Whittaker v P and D Watson (t-a P and M Watson Haulage) 2002 admin 07/02/2002
Wilding v British Telecommuncations plc CA 2002 admin 26/02/2002
West London Mental Health NHS Trust v Sarkar - Attempt to resolve misconduct issues by mediation did not make dismissal unfair [2009] EAT admin 27/03/2009
Wilson v HSE - in equal pay claim employer must justify length of service criterion if "serious doubts" are raised admin
Westwood v Sec'y of State for Employment HL 1985 admin 15/03/1984
Wakeman & ors v Quick Corporation & anor 1999 admin 18/02/1999
Welton v Deluxe Retail Ltd (t/a Madhouse) - Preserving continuity of employment [2012] EAT admin 21/11/2012
West London Mental Health NHS Trust v Chhabra - injunction against employer seeking to make gross misconduct charge admin 18/12/2013
Waite v Government Communications HQ 1983 admin 21/07/1983
Wood v Caledon Social Club Ltd (debarred) & anor - TUPE and temporary suspension of the activity of an economic entity admin
Watkins v Crouch (t/a Temple Bird Solicitors) EAT 2011 admin 14/07/2010
Weatherford UK Ltd v Forbes - Scots employment judge could not order disclosure of documents held in USA by US company [2011] EAT admin 20/12/2011
Williams v HM Inspector of Taxes 2000 admin 17/11/1999
W Brewin & Co Ltd v Marvin - tribunal was entitled to find selection for redundancy unfair admin
While & ors v Lincoln Insurance Services Ltd 1998 admin 19/10/1998
Welch v The Taxi Owners Association (Grangemouth) Ltd [2012] EAT admin 15/06/2012
Wilson v Circular Distributors Ltd - Definition of Employee [2005] EAT admin 11/08/2005
Wood v Cunard Line CA 1991 admin 02/05/1990
Walker v Sita Information Networking Computing Ltd - disability does not require recognisable physical or mental cause admin 08/02/2013
Wigan Borough Council v Davies 1979 admin 26/01/1979
Woodhouse v Hampshire Hospitals NHS Trust admin
Wise v London Borough of Redbridge - Mobility clause implied [2006] EAT admin 18/12/2006