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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
Wilson v Health & Safety Executive EAT - scheme relating pay to length of service must be justified for Equal Pay purposes admin
Wall v British Compressed Air Society EAT 2003 admin 07/02/2003
Wright v Governors of Bilton High School 2002 admin 12/04/2002
West Yorkshire Police & others v Homer - Disadvantage which is simply a consequence of age is not a consequence of age discrimination [2008] EAT admin 27/10/2008
Williams v Lishman, Sidwell, Campbell & Price Ltd - limitation period in case of deliberate concealment admin
Westmoreland v Renault UK Ltd - extension of time for lodging appeal refused in a case devoid of merit. admin
Wilson v Maynard Shipping Consultants AB 1978 admin 11/11/1977
Whitewater Leisure Management Ltd v Barnes & ors 2000 admin 18/04/2000
White v Plymouth City Council - Pre-emptive strike outs and tests for deposit orders [2012] EAT admin 18/10/2012
Woodhouse v West North West Homes Leeds Ltd - victimisation, protected acts, and genuinely separable factors admin
Williams v National Theatre Board Ltd 1982 admin 15/07/1982
Watt (formerly Carter) v Ahsan HL 2007 admin 21/11/2007
Westminster City Council v Sohal - Unfair dismissal decision was plainly correct [2012] EAT admin 01/06/2012
Woodward v Santander UK Plc [2010] EAT admin 25/05/2010
Warner v Armfield Retail & Leisure Ltd - usual rules on frustration apply where no duty to make reasonable adjustments arises admin
Wilson v Racher 1974 admin 15/02/1974
Wall v British Compressed Air Society CA 2003 admin 10/12/2003
Williams v Real Care Agency Ltd - Strike out during hearing for "evidential insubstantiality" is strongly discouraged [2012] EAT admin 13/03/2012
Wandsworth NHS Primary Care Trust v Obonyo - "Burns-Barke" order [2006] EAT admin 14/07/2006
West Lothian Council v Aziz - ET must not substitute its own view admin
Weir v Consult Marine Ltd EAT 2004 admin 18/02/2004
Wade v AAH Pharmaceuticals Ltd 2002 admin 19/06/2002
Williams v DHL Services Ltd - reason necessary for late presentation of claim admin
Wareing v Stone Cladding International Ltd - Let-out from automatically unfair dismissal for not following proper procedures [2006] EAT admin 12/12/2006
Weston Recovery Services v Fisher - misconduct or gross misconduct / unfair dismissal or wrongful dismissal admin
W v JH (1) and A County Council (2) - ex-line manager may be liable for slander in disclosing old, inaccurate information to new employer - QBD 5.3.08 admin
Whitehouse v Blatchford & Sons Ltd 2000 admin 23/04/1999
Williams v The University of Nottingham - Disability discrimination, foreign element and jurisdiction of English tribunal [2007] EAT admin 26/06/2007
Wilson Devonald v Suckling - tribunal substituting its own view as to the reasonableness of an employer's response to an employee's misconduct admin
WRN Ltd v Ayris - restrictive covenants were too wide to be enforceable - QBD 21.5.08 admin
Westminster City Council v Unison 2001 admin 21/03/2001
Williams v University of Nottingham EAT 2007 admin 26/06/2007
Wilmot and ors v Selvarajan - Unreasonable delay can mean non-completion of statutory dismissal procedures [2007] EAT admin 12/10/2007
Wang v University Of Keele - does notice run from the very moment it is received, or some later point in time? admin
Woodward v Abbey National PLC - post termination claim (alleged whistleblowing resulting in bad reference) - CA on 22.6.06 admin
Wood v York City Council 1978 admin 28/02/1978