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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
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
Willets v The Jennifer Trust For Spinal Muscular Atrophy - Resignation: unilateral withdrawal and variation by agreement [2011] EAT admin 28/09/2011
Wolf v Stadt Frankfurt am Main, ECJ Case C-229/08 - upper age limit for fire service recruits is justifiable discrimination (A-G's opinion) admin
Wolesley Centres Ltd v Simmons EAT 1994 admin 21/01/1994
West Ferry Printers v Beedell 2000 admin 07/02/2000
Weeks v Newham College of Further Education - claim of harassment not made out on facts admin
Weedon & Richardson v Pinnacle Entertainment Ltd - Employment judge sitting alone had no jurisdiction to consider claim [2011] EAT admin 18/11/2011
Wise Group v Mitchell EAT 2005 admin
Walcher v Bundesamt f?r Soziales und Behindertenwesen Steiermark ECJ 2003 admin 11/09/2003
Walsall MBC & Anor v Birch & Ors - tribunal's discretion to allow amendments to add an out-if-time claim admin
Warby v Wunda Group Plc - Context is vital to determine whether words are discriminatory or not [2012] EAT admin 27/01/2012
William Hicks & Partners v Nadal [2005] EAT - fairness of disciplinary procedures admin 16/08/2005
Wade v North Yorkshire Police Authority v HMRC UT (tax) 2011 admin 11/01/2011
Westminster City Council v. Haywood & anr (No.2) 2000 admin 20/12/1999
Wedgewood v Minstergate Hull Ltd - effective date of termination and unfair dismissal admin
Ward v The Secretary of State for Work & Pensions - comparator required for direct disability discrimination admin
Wagunyanya v Medical Defence Union Services Ltd - Is the Medical Defence Union an organisation covered by Race Relations Act 1976 s.11? [2006] EAT admin 06/07/2006
Welsh v Cowdenbeath Football Club Ltd - past misconduct, never acted upon, is deemed waived and cannot justify later dismissal on different grounds admin
Wardle v Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank CA 2011 admin 11/05/2011
Williamson v The Chief Constable of The Greater Manchester Police & Anor - inadmissible evidence admin
Wilkes v Dundee City Council & anor - Time limits for Equal Pay Act claims [2007] EAT admin 16/01/2007
Webster & Ors v Ridgeway Foundation School - school did not breach general "public authority duty" under RRA 1976 sec 71 admin
Walls Meat Co v Selby CA 1989 admin 03/02/1989
Wainwright & Cummins v Snowdon - not for EAT to substitute its own findings of fact admin
Wolverhampton University v Dr I Elbeltagi - Time limits and reasonable practicality [2007] EAT admin 13/07/2007
Werhof v Freeway Traffic Systems - ECJ TUPE-type case - 9.3.06 admin
Wynnwith Engineering Co Ltd v Bennett 2002 admin 11/12/2001
Whyte v London Borough of Lewisham - incapacity benefit deductable from compensation admin
Walia v Zaiwalla & Co and Hodsdon 2002 admin 24/07/2002
Wright v Weed Control Ltd - A breach of an obligation of confidence (in respect of which an employment tribunal has no jurisdiction) is not the same as a breach of the implied term of trust and confidence [2008] EAT admin 29/01/2008
Walker v United Kingdom - UK NIC's and sex discrimination - ECtHR 22.8.06 admin