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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
Wareing v Stone Cladding International Ltd - Let-out from automatically unfair dismissal for not following proper procedures [2006] EAT admin 12/12/2006
Whittaker v P and D Watson (t-a P and M Watson Haulage) 2002 admin 07/02/2002
Wilding v British Telecommuncations plc CA 2002 admin 26/02/2002
Wilson Devonald v Suckling - tribunal substituting its own view as to the reasonableness of an employer's response to an employee's misconduct admin
Williams v The University of Nottingham - Disability discrimination, foreign element and jurisdiction of English tribunal [2007] EAT admin 26/06/2007
Westwood v Sec'y of State for Employment HL 1985 admin 15/03/1984
WRN Ltd v Ayris - restrictive covenants were too wide to be enforceable - QBD 21.5.08 admin
Wakeman & ors v Quick Corporation & anor 1999 admin 18/02/1999
Wang v University Of Keele - does notice run from the very moment it is received, or some later point in time? admin
Wilmot and ors v Selvarajan - Unreasonable delay can mean non-completion of statutory dismissal procedures [2007] EAT admin 12/10/2007
Waite v Government Communications HQ 1983 admin 21/07/1983
Woodward v Abbey National PLC - post termination claim (alleged whistleblowing resulting in bad reference) - CA on 22.6.06 admin
Watkins v Crouch (t/a Temple Bird Solicitors) EAT 2011 admin 14/07/2010
White v Burton's Foods Ltd - Equal Pay and "same employment" admin
Walton Centre for Neurology and Neurosurgery NHS Trust v Bewdley - Equal pay claim for a period before comparator was appointed cannot rely on successor as a comparator [2008] EAT admin 23/05/2008
Williams v HM Inspector of Taxes 2000 admin 17/11/1999
Wain & Ors v Guernsey Ship Management Ltd - no "economic entity" for TUPE purposes - Court of Appeal 3.4.07 admin
While & ors v Lincoln Insurance Services Ltd 1998 admin 19/10/1998
Ward v Ashkenazi - calculation of unfair dismissal compensatory award (notably for future loss) admin
William Hill Organisation Ltd v (1) Steele (2) McNeill - Betting shop employees unfairly dismissed for fraud [2008] EAT admin 06/08/2008
Wood v Cunard Line CA 1991 admin 02/05/1990
White (Lloyds syndicate 0218) v Greensand Homes Ltd and BSF Consulting Engineers Ltd - the overriding objective - CA on 28.6.07 admin
Wigan Borough Council v Davies 1979 admin 26/01/1979
Woodcock v Cumbria Primary Care Trust - [2012] EWCA Civ 330 admin 22/03/2012
Williams v Miller & Ford - Unfair dismissal: tribunal must establish exactly who was employer [2011] EAT admin 15/07/2011
Werner Mangold v Rudiger Helm, Case C-144/04 ECJ 22.11.2005 admin
When can religious organisations discriminate? - BHA website 4.12.07 admin
Wood and ors v. William Ball Ltd 2000 admin 10/09/1999
Welsh v Bendel & Anor - addition of third party as respondent to claim 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
Walter Braund (London) Ltd v Murray 1991 admin 30/07/1990
Wincanton Group Ltd v De Cort & Anor - ET erred by substituting its own view admin
Whitbread Hotel Co Ltd. v Bayley - Disability discrimination and dyslexia [2006] EAT admin 03/04/2006
Whitney v Monster Worldwide Ltd & MSL Group (Trustees) Ltd - "no detriment pension guarantee" was enforceable against transferee employer admin
Wareing v Stone Cladding International Ltd EAT 2006 admin 12/12/2006