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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
Williams & Others v British Airways Plc - airline pilots, holiday pay, and task-related allowances admin 15/09/2011
Watson v General Medical Council QBD 2005 admin 26/08/2005
Warner v Adnet Ltd 1998 admin 26/02/1998
West Yorks Magistrates Courts Service v Smith - Validity of Tribunal’s re-convention for further issue [2005] EAT admin 19/12/2005
Woodhouse School v Webster - tribunal can properly reach conclusion, on evidence before it, that neither side contended for admin
Waterfield v Reliance Security Services Ltd 1998 admin 19/01/1998
Wheeler v. Quality Deep Ltd (trading as Thai Royale Restaurant) CA 2005 admin 30/07/2004
Wilcox v Birmingham CAB Services Ltd - Employer's lack of knowledge of employee's disability [2011] EAT admin 23/06/2011
Willmore v Knowsley MBC - the standard of proof required in mesothelioma cases is low. admin
Wilson v Circular Distributors Ltd EAT 2005 admin 11/08/2005
Woodhouse School v Webster CA 2009 admin 19/02/2009
Wood v Mitchell SA - Calculating compensation for loss of earnings when an unfairly dismissed employee becomes ill after dismissal [2010] EAT admin 12/03/2010
Wacha v Lewis & Another - tribunal failed to explain why it did not award uplift in compensation admin
Wray v. The University of the West Indies (Jamaica) - demoted professor - Privy Council 7.3.07 admin
West London Mental Health NHS Trust v Sarkar EAT 2009 admin 27/03/2009
Walton v Airtours plc & Sun Life of Canada 2003 admin 18/07/2002
Wanbeck District Council v Fisher - Failure to understand case made tribunal's decision perverse in law [2009] EAT admin 21/04/2009
Wilson v Health & Safety Executive EAT - scheme relating pay to length of service must be justified for Equal Pay purposes admin
Ward v Ashkenazi - amount of compensatory award for automatically unfair dismissal 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
Westmoreland v Renault UK Ltd - extension of time for lodging appeal refused in a case devoid of merit. admin
Williams v Lishman, Sidwell, Campbell & Price Ltd - limitation period in case of deliberate concealment admin
Wilson v Maynard Shipping Consultants AB 1978 admin 11/11/1977
Whitewater Leisure Management Ltd v Barnes & ors 2000 admin 18/04/2000
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
Wright v North Ayrshire Council - employer's fundamental breach is cause for constructive dismissal despite other reasons for resignation admin
Williams v HM Inspector of Taxes 2000 admin 17/11/1999
While & ors v Lincoln Insurance Services Ltd 1998 admin 19/10/1998
Welch v The Taxi Owners Association (Grangemouth) Ltd [2012] EAT admin 15/06/2012
Wells v St Edwards RC Primary School - attempted appeal to EAT disallowed as no point of law involved admin
Wilson v Circular Distributors Ltd - Definition of Employee [2005] EAT admin 11/08/2005
Wood v Cunard Line CA 1991 admin 02/05/1990
Wigan Borough Council v Davies 1979 admin 26/01/1979
Wm A Merrick (formerly t/a Wm A Merrick & Co Solicitors) v Simpson - points for pre-hearing review or full hearing admin