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
Wynnwith Engineering Co Ltd v Bennett 2002 admin 11/12/2001
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
Wyatt (M.J.) Decorators Ltd v Davies & ors 2000 admin 13/07/2000
WRN Ltd v Ayris QBD 2008 admin 21/05/2008
WRN Ltd v Ayris - restrictive covenants were too wide to be enforceable - QBD 21.5.08 admin
Wright, Jummun, Quinn and Gambier v DoH and DES, High Court, 2006 admin 16/11/2006
Wright, Jummun, Quinn and Gambier v DoH and DES - POVA rules are incompatible with Human Rights Act - QBD 16.11.06 admin
Wright v Woverhampton City Council - Just and equitable to extend time where claimant relied on "unreliable advice" [2008] EAT admin 04/07/2008
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
Wright v Stoddard International Plc & Anor - pleural plaques are not de minimis injury, they are not damage at all - Court of Session 23.10.07 admin
Wright v North Ayrshire Council - employer's fundamental breach is cause for constructive dismissal despite other reasons for resignation admin
Wright v Governors of Bilton High School 2002 admin 12/04/2002
Wright & Others, R (on the application of) v Secretary of State for Health - POVA list justified under ECHR Article 8 - Court of Appeal 24.10.07 admin
Wrexham Golf Club Co Ltd v Ingham - redundancy selection: was pool of one within range of reasonable responses? admin 10/07/2012
Wren v Eastbourne Borough Council & anor EAT 1993 admin 30/07/1993
Wray v. The University of the West Indies (Jamaica) - demoted professor - Privy Council 7.3.07 admin
Wray v JW Lees & Co (Brewers) Ltd - Requirement to sleep at place of work: Contrast of relevance to working time and minimum wage legislation [2011] EAT admin 14/07/2011
Worringham & Humphreys v Lloyds Bank Ltd 1982 admin 10/12/1981
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
World of Home Improvements Ltd v J Cooper-Frewer (Debarred) - rare example of fresh evidence allowed on appeal admin
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
Working Links (Employment) Ltd v PCSU - union must be recognised in relation to affected employees for s.188 claim admin
Woodward v Santander UK Plc [2010] EAT admin 25/05/2010
Woodward v Santander UK Plc EAT 2010 admin 25/05/2010
Woodward v Abbey National plc No 2, EAT 2005 admin 26/07/2005
Woodward v Abbey National plc CA 2006 admin 22/06/2006
Woodward v Abbey National Plc - Post-termination whistleblowing [2005] EAT admin 20/07/2005
Woodward v Abbey National PLC - post termination claim (alleged whistleblowing resulting in bad reference) - CA on 22.6.06 admin
Woodward v Abbey National plc admin
Woods v W M Car Services (Peterborough) Ltd CA 1982 admin 28/06/1982
Woods v Suffolk Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust - time limits for appeals to the EAT admin
Woodrup v London Borough of Southwark 2003 admin 13/11/2002
Woodhouse v West North West Homes Leeds Ltd - victimisation, protected acts, and genuinely separable factors admin
Woodhouse v West North West Homes Leeds Ltd - Victimisation case that should not have followed the fact specific Martin v Devonshire Solicitors admin
Woodhouse v Hampshire Hospitals NHS Trust admin
Woodhouse v Consignia plc 2002 admin 07/03/2002