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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
Wolverhampton University v Elbeltagi - time limits and reasonable practicality - EAT 13.7.07
Women and Equalities Committee report on trans people
Wood v Caledon Social Club Ltd (debarred) & anor - TUPE and temporary suspension of the activity of an economic entity
Wood v Fonds de garantie des victimes des actes de terrorisme et d'autres infractions - nationality cannot justify refusal to award compensation - ECJ Case C164/07 5.6.08
Woodcock v Cumbria Primary Care Trust - was taking account of costs "proportionate" as a means of achieving legitimate aim?
Woodhouse School v Webster - tribunal can properly reach conclusion, on evidence before it, that neither side contended for
Woodhouse v Hampshire Hospitals NHS Trust
Woodhouse v West North West Homes Leeds Ltd - Victimisation case that should not have followed the fact specific Martin v Devonshire Solicitors
Woodhouse v West North West Homes Leeds Ltd - victimisation, protected acts, and genuinely separable factors
Woods v Suffolk Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust - time limits for appeals to the EAT
Woodward v Abbey National plc
Woodward v Abbey National PLC - post termination claim (alleged whistleblowing resulting in bad reference) - CA on 22.6.06
Working Links (Employment) Ltd v PCSU - union must be recognised in relation to affected employees for s.188 claim
World of Home Improvements Ltd v J Cooper-Frewer (Debarred) - rare example of fresh evidence allowed on appeal
Wray v. The University of the West Indies (Jamaica) - demoted professor - Privy Council 7.3.07
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
Wright v North Ayrshire Council - employer's fundamental breach is cause for constructive dismissal despite other reasons for resignation
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
Wright, Jummun, Quinn and Gambier v DoH and DES - POVA rules are incompatible with Human Rights Act - QBD 16.11.06
WRN Ltd v Ayris - restrictive covenants were too wide to be enforceable - QBD 21.5.08