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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 v HM Inspector of Taxes 2000 admin 17/11/1999
While & ors v Lincoln Insurance Services Ltd 1998 admin 19/10/1998
Wason & Wason v Holborn Community Association - communicating termination of employment to employee admin
Welch v The Taxi Owners Association (Grangemouth) Ltd [2012] EAT admin 15/06/2012
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
Wilson UK Ltd v (1) Turton (2) Little - tribunal must consider Polkey deduction in procedural unfairness case admin
Wm A Merrick (formerly t/a Wm A Merrick & Co Solicitors) v Simpson - points for pre-hearing review or full hearing admin
Wain & ors. v Guernsey Ship Management Ltd. - TUPE and "identifiable economic entity" [2006] EAT admin 19/12/2006
Werner Mangold v Rudiger Helm, Case C-144/04 ECJ 22.11.2005 admin
Wood and ors v. William Ball Ltd 2000 admin 10/09/1999
Waller v Bromsgrove District Council - overriding objective does not alter strict application of time limits - EAT 23.5.07 admin
Wiggan v Wooler and Company Ltd - Appeal against striking out succeeds [2007] EAT admin 22/03/2007
Watt (formerly Carter)(on behalf of Labour Party) v Ahsan - race discrimination, political parties, and estoppel - House of Lords 21.11.07 admin
Walter Braund (London) Ltd v Murray 1991 admin 30/07/1990
Ward Brothers (Malton) Ltd v Middleton & Ors - appointment necessary before insolvency practitioner can be said to be supervising admin
Wolff v Kingston upon Hull City Council & anor - Costs payable by winning party [2007] EAT admin 07/06/2007
Willow Oak Developments Ltd v Silverwood & ors - employees unfairly dismissed for refusing to accept new restrictive covenants - CA 25.5.06 admin
Wareing v Stone Cladding International Ltd EAT 2006 admin 12/12/2006
Whitehead v Brighton Marine Palace and Pier Company Ltd ET 2005 admin 18/04/2005
Walker v Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Trust - Costs order set aside [2008] EAT admin 23/04/2008
Williams v United Kingdom - extent of compensation for discrimination in Widowed Mother's Allowance payments - ECtHR 8.1.08 admin
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
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
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
Wray v JW Lees & Co (Brewers) Ltd - Requirement to sleep at place of work: Contrast of relevance to working time and minimum wage legislation [2011] EAT admin 14/07/2011
Wheeler (R, on the application of) v Office of the Prime Minister and the Secretary of State for Foreign & Commonwealth Affairs - leave granted to seek judicial review of refusal to hold referendum on Lisbon Treaty - QBD - 2.5.08 admin
Wright, Jummun, Quinn and Gambier v DoH and DES, High Court, 2006 admin 16/11/2006