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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 Case Date
Weeks v Newham College of Further Education - claim of harassment not made out on facts
Weight Watchers & Ors v HMRC - Group Leaders are employees
Weight Watchers (UK) Ltd & Ors v Commissioners of Inland Revenue - weight watchers "Leaders" are employees, not self-employed
Wells v St Edwards RC Primary School - attempted appeal to EAT disallowed as no point of law involved
Welsh National Opera Ltd v Johnston - misconstruction of contract led to serious error in finding dismissal was reasonable and fair
Welsh v Bendel & Anor - addition of third party as respondent to claim
Welsh v Cowdenbeath Football Club Ltd - past misconduct, never acted upon, is deemed waived and cannot justify later dismissal on different grounds
Welsh v Stokes & Anor - hearsay evidence - Court of Appeal 27.7.07
Werhof v Freeway Traffic Systems - ECJ TUPE-type case - 9.3.06
Werner Mangold v Rudiger Helm, Case C-144/04 ECJ 22.11.2005
West Dunbartonshire Council v Smith & Others - equal pay claims and statutory grievances
West Herts Hospitals NHS Trust v Evans - breach of 2004 statutory dismissal procedures and compensation.
West Lothian Council v Aziz - ET must not substitute its own view
West Midlands Fire & Rescue Authority v Office Of The Deputy Prime Minister - onus to demonstrate gross misconduct is heavy - [2008] EWHC 1458 (Admin) on 23rd May 2008
Westlb AG London Branch v Pan - tribunal should not recuse itself on basis of party's unsubstantiated belief that it can have no confidence in it
Westminster Drug Project v O’'Sullivan - employer failed to raise distinction of detriment on grounds of disclosure
Westmoreland v Renault UK Ltd - extension of time for lodging appeal refused in a case devoid of merit.
Weston Recovery Services v Fisher - misconduct or gross misconduct / unfair dismissal or wrongful dismissal
Wetherill & Ors v Birmingham City Council - user car allowances - Court of Appeal 19.6.07
Wheeler (R, on the application of) v Office of the Prime Minister and the Secretary of State for Foreign & Commonwealth Affairs - leave granted to seek judicial review of refusal to hold referendum on Lisbon Treaty - QBD - 2.5.08