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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
Whittlestone v BJP Home Support Ltd - minimum wage for sleepovers admin 19/07/2013
W.A. Goold (Pearmak) Ltd v McConnell & anor 1995 admin 28/04/1995
Worrall & Ors v Wilmott Dixon Partnership Ltd & anor - TUPE transfers and subsequent changes in the law affecting employment terms [2010] EAT admin 09/07/2010
Weight Watchers (UK) Ltd & Ors v Commissioners of Inland Revenue - weight watchers "Leaders" are employees, not self-employed admin
Waller v Bromsgrove District Council EAT 2007 admin 23/05/2007
Westminster Drug Project v O’'Sullivan - employer failed to raise distinction of detriment on grounds of disclosure admin
Ward-Evans Financial Services Ltd v Fox 2002 admin 30/07/2001
Waters v Bankside Leisure Ltd - Prejudging outcome of disciplinary hearing is substantial not procedural [2006] EAT admin 01/06/2006
Weight Watchers & Ors v HMRC - Group Leaders are employees admin
Wallace v CA Roofing Services Ltd QBD 1996 admin 18/01/1996
Williams v Home Office CA 2005 admin 27/07/2005
West Coast Trains Ltd (t/a Virgin Trains) v Tombling EAT - When are there reasonable grounds to sustain genuine belief in misconduct? [2009] EAT admin 02/04/2009
Wheeler v (1) Office of the Prime Minister (2) Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs and Speaker of the House of Commons - no clear promise of referendum to found legitimate expectation - QBD 25.6.08 admin
Webster v Brunel University, EAT 2004 admin 14/12/2004
Wilson v Housing Corporation 1998 admin 19/11/1996
Wright v Woverhampton City Council - Just and equitable to extend time where claimant relied on "unreliable advice" [2008] EAT admin 04/07/2008
Wardle v Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank - 15% uplift of award for breach of statutory dismissal procedures admin
Wise v Redbridge London Borough Council EAT 2003 admin 09/10/2003
White v Chief Constable S. Yorks Police 1999 admin 03/12/1998
Working Men's Club And Institute Union Ltd v Balls - Relaxed approach to criticisms of employer at hearing not specifically pleaded [2011] EAT admin 08/11/2011
Woodcock v Cumbria Primary Care Trust - was taking account of costs "proportionate" as a means of achieving legitimate aim? admin
Whitbread & Co plc v Mills 1988 admin 22/09/1988
Woodhouse v Consignia plc 2002 admin 07/03/2002
Williams v Bannatyne Fitness Ltd - disability, victimisation, and burden of proof admin
Whitbread v Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust - From when does 42 day appeal time limit run [2011] EAT admin 23/11/2011
Wilson v Health & Safety Executive EAT 2009 admin 19/12/2008
Wetherill & Ors v Birmingham City Council CA 2007 admin 19/06/2007
Webber v NHS Direct - Pay protection sums were wages and not compensation for loss of office [2012] EAT admin 30/11/2012
White & Anor v Troutbeck SA [2013] EAT admin 23/01/2013
Woodhouse School v Webster - Employment tribunal was entitled to reach its conclusion, and not obliged to let parties comment on its potential findings first [2008] EAT admin 24/04/2008
Welsh v Cowdenbeath Football Club Ltd CS 2009 admin 11/02/2009
Walker v Northumberland County Council 1995 admin 16/11/1994
Willoughby v C F Capital Plc - unambiguous words of dismissal can only be retracted in exceptional special circumstances. admin
Woodhouse v Hampshire Hospitals NHS Trust admin
Wise v London Borough of Redbridge - Mobility clause implied [2006] EAT admin 18/12/2006
Wilson v Exel UK Ltd - employer was not vicariously liable for employee's "frolic" admin