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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
White v Reflecting Road Studs Ltd EAT 1991 admin 23/05/1991
Weir Valves & Controls (UK) Ltd v Armitage EAT 2004 admin 15/10/2003
Weare v HBOS Plc - grievance complaining about initiation of disciplinary procedures covers steps taken subsequently under those procedures - EAT 28.10.08 admin
Wilf Gilbert (Staffs Ltd) v Bunn - Failure to follow statutory disciplinary procedures when suspending without pay does not, of itself, automatically lead to finding of unlawful deduction of wages [2008] EAT admin 17/06/2008
Wetherill & Ors v Birmingham City Council - user car allowances - Court of Appeal 19.6.07 admin
Wallace Bogan & Co Ltd v Cove 1997 admin 07/02/1997
Woodward v Santander UK Plc EAT 2010 admin 25/05/2010
West Dunbartonshire Council v Smith & Others - equal pay claims and statutory grievances admin
Wood Group Engineering (North Sea) Ltd v Robertson - Agency workers, end users and implied contracts of employment [2007] EAT admin 06/07/2007
Walker v Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons - strike-off was disproportionately severe sanction - Privy Council 21.11.07 admin
Wileman v Minilec Engineering Ltd 1988 admin 18/11/1987
Williams v Ferrosan Ltd EAT 2004 admin 05/03/2004
Waterman v AIT Group plc - Appellate Jurisdiction admin
Watkins v Crouch (t/a Temple Bird Solicitors) - Perversity needed before EAT can substitute its own decision for that of ET [2010] EAT admin 14/07/2010
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 admin
Wyatt (M.J.) Decorators Ltd v Davies & ors 2000 admin 13/07/2000
Walker (J.H) Ltd v Hussain and others EAT 1996 admin 17/07/1995
Williamson & Soden Solicitors v Briars - partner or employee of partnership? admin 20/03/2011
Williams v United Kingdom ECtHR - refusal of Widow's Pension was not sex discrimination - 24.6.08 admin
West Midlands Travel Ltd v TGWU 1994 admin 16/06/1994
Waltons & Morse v Dorrington 1997 admin 19/05/1997
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 admin
Williams v (1) Guardian Care Homes Ltd & Others (2) Reay - Tribunal must identify who was employer of unfairly dismissed claimant [2011] EAT admin 09/05/2011
Williams and ors v British Airways plc - holiday pay, notably for air crew. admin
Wincanton Ltd v Cranny and anor 2000 admin 22/05/2000
Wain v F Sherwood & Sons Transport Ltd 1998 admin 04/06/1998
Whyte v The London Borough Of Lewisham - illogical for successful claimant to allege bias admin
Walker v SoS for Trade & Industry - Employee on sick leave dismissed after found racing motor cycles [2006] EAT admin 17/01/2006
Wardle v Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank - compensation for career long losses is not generally appropriate admin
West Yorkshire Magistrates Courts Services v Smith EAT 2005 admin 19/12/2005
W.A. Goold (Pearmak) Ltd v McConnell & anor 1995 admin 28/04/1995
Watkins v British Broadcasting Corporation - balance of hardship in amendment application admin
Worrall & Ors v Wilmott Dixon Partnership Ltd & anor - TUPE transfers and subsequent changes in the law affecting employment terms [2010] EAT admin 09/07/2010
Weight Watchers (UK) Ltd & Ors v Commissioners of Inland Revenue - weight watchers "Leaders" are employees, not self-employed admin
Waller v Bromsgrove District Council EAT 2007 admin 23/05/2007
Ward-Evans Financial Services Ltd v Fox 2002 admin 30/07/2001