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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
Willoughby v C F Capital Plc EAT 2011 admin 13/07/2010
Wilson v Health & Safety Executive EAT - scheme relating pay to length of service must be justified for Equal Pay purposes admin
Williams v Miller & Ford - Unfair dismissal: tribunal must establish exactly who was employer [2011] EAT admin 15/07/2011
When can religious organisations discriminate? - BHA website 4.12.07 admin
Willow Oak Developments Ltd t-a Windsor Recruitment v Silverwood and ors, CA 2006 admin 25/05/2006
Webley v Department for Work and Pensions CA 2005 admin 21/12/2004
Westmoreland v Renault UK Ltd - extension of time for lodging appeal refused in a case devoid of merit. admin
Wincanton Group Plc v Stone & Anor [2013] ICR D6 admin 11/10/2012
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 admin
Walden Engineering Co Ltd v Warrener 1993 admin 30/07/1993
William Hill Organisation Ltd v Tucker 1999 admin 02/04/1998
West Coast Trains Ltd v Murphy - Reasonableness of dismissal [2006] EAT admin 04/04/2006
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
Wiltshire CC v National Assoc of Teachers 1980 admin 25/01/1980
Williams v Compair Maxam Ltd 1982 admin 22/01/1982
Wright v North Ayrshire Council - employer's fundamental breach is cause for constructive dismissal despite other reasons for resignation admin
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
Whitney v Monster Worldwide Ltd - transfer to a new employer of pension obligations due to employees admin
Wickens v Champion Employment EAT 1984 admin 05/10/1983
Westminster City Council v Cabaj 1996 admin 30/04/1996
Wells v St Edwards RC Primary School - attempted appeal to EAT disallowed as no point of law involved admin
Wilsons Solicitors v Johnson & Others - Wasted costs order against solicitor in respect of poorly prepared CMD [2011] EAT admin 20/05/2011
Whiteside v London Borough of Croydon - stress, psychiatric injury and constructive wrongful dismissal admin
Wilson v Post Office EAT 2000 admin 13/04/1999
Worringham & Humphreys v Lloyds Bank Ltd 1982 admin 10/12/1981
Weare v HBOS Plc - grievance complaining about initiation of disciplinary procedures covers steps taken subsequently under those procedures - EAT 28.10.08 admin
Wincanton Plc v Atkinson & Anor - Dismissal was fair given potential disastrous outcome of employees' actions [2011] EAT admin 19/07/2011
Weddall v Barchester Healthcare Ltd, Wallbank v Wallbank Fox Designs Ltd - vicarious liability for violent employees admin
Williams v BOC Gases Ltd CA 2000 admin 29/03/2000
Weir v Chief Constable of Merseyside Police 2003 admin 29/01/2003
West Dunbartonshire Council v Smith & Others - equal pay claims and statutory grievances admin
Watson v Pinguin Foods Ltd - Continuous employment and TUPE [2006] EAT admin 07/06/2006
Wolf v Stadt Frankfurt am Main - maximum age to join service can be "genuine and determining occupational requirement" admin
Wolstenholme v Post Office Ltd 2003 admin 18/12/2002
Wilson v Ethicon Ltd 2000 admin 12/11/1999
Waterman v AIT Group plc - Appellate Jurisdiction admin