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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
Werhof v Freeway Traffic Systems - ECJ TUPE-type case - 9.3.06 admin
Werhof v Freeway Traffic Services GmbH & Co KG ECJ 2006 admin 09/03/2006
Welton v Deluxe Retail Ltd (t/a Madhouse) - Preserving continuity of employment [2012] EAT admin 21/11/2012
Welsh v Stokes & Anor - hearsay evidence - Court of Appeal 27.7.07 admin
Welsh v Cowdenbeath Football Club Ltd CS 2009 admin 11/02/2009
Welsh v Cowdenbeath Football Club Ltd - past misconduct, never acted upon, is deemed waived and cannot justify later dismissal on different grounds admin
Welsh v Bendel & Anor - addition of third party as respondent to claim admin
Welsh National Opera Ltd v Johnston - misconstruction of contract led to serious error in finding dismissal was reasonable and fair admin
Wells v St Edwards RC Primary School - attempted appeal to EAT disallowed as no point of law involved admin
Welch v The Taxi Owners Association (Grangemouth) Ltd [2012] EAT admin 15/06/2012
Weir Valves & Controls (UK) Ltd v Armitage EAT 2004 admin 15/10/2003
Weir v Consult Marine Ltd EAT 2004 admin 18/02/2004
Weir v Chief Constable of Merseyside Police 2003 admin 29/01/2003
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
Weight Watchers (UK) Ltd & Ors v Commissioners of Inland Revenue - weight watchers "Leaders" are employees, not self-employed admin
Weight Watchers & Ors v HMRC - Group Leaders are employees admin
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
Wedgewood v Minstergate Hull Ltd - effective date of termination and unfair dismissal admin
Weddall v Barchester Healthcare Ltd, Wallbank v Wallbank Fox Designs Ltd - vicarious liability for violent employees admin
Webster v Brunel University, EAT 2004 admin 14/12/2004
Webster & Ors v Ridgeway Foundation School - school did not breach general "public authority duty" under RRA 1976 sec 71 admin
Webley v Department for Work and Pensions CA 2005 admin 21/12/2004
Weber v Universal Ogden Services Ltd 2002 admin 27/02/2002
Webber v NHS Direct - Pay protection sums were wages and not compensation for loss of office [2012] EAT admin 30/11/2012
Webber v Department for Education [2014] EWHC 4240 emplaw online 19/12/2014
Webb v EMO Air Cargo (UK) Ltd 1995 admin 14/07/1994
Weathersfield (Van & Truck Rentals) v Sargent CA 1999 admin 10/12/1998
Weatherilt v Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd [2017] UKEAT/0333/16 emplaw online 25/04/2017
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
Weare v HBOS Plc - Strike out of attempt to re-litigate claim was fully within tribunal's discretion [2011] EAT admin 05/05/2011
Weare v HBOS Plc - grievance complaining about initiation of disciplinary procedures covers steps taken subsequently under those procedures - EAT 28.10.08 admin
Way v Spectrum Property Care Ltd [2015] EWCA Civ 381 Anonymous (not verified) 22/04/2015
Way v Powercraft Retail Ltd - Claim or response cannot be struck out at a case management discussion [2008] EAT admin 26/06/2008
Way & Intro-Cate Chemicals Ltd v Crouch EAT 2005 admin 03/06/2005
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