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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
Wolverhampton University v Elbeltagi - time limits and reasonable practicality - EAT 13.7.07 admin
Ward v South Yorkshire Pensions Authority & Anor [2005] EWHC 2711 (Ch), 29/11/05 admin
Woodrup v London Borough of Southwark 2003 admin 13/11/2002
Wiliams v Cater Link Ltd - no actual or apparent bias by employment judge who may have been friendly with one of the barristers admin
Wilson v Health & Safety Executive and EHRC CA 2009 admin 20/10/2009
Ward v University of Essex - Letter of complaint can still amount to statutory grievance even if it contains offer to compromise dispute [2007] EAT admin 03/12/2007
Wright, Jummun, Quinn and Gambier v DoH and DES - POVA rules are incompatible with Human Rights Act - QBD 16.11.06 admin
West Kent College v Richardson 1999 admin 02/12/1998
Wings Aeromedical Services Ltd v Alderson - there is no link between a statutory "week's pay" and calculation of compensatory award - EAT 1.2.08 admin 01/02/2008
Woodward v Abbey National plc CA 2006 admin 22/06/2006
Williams v Cheshire Fire & Rescue Service - Tribunal is not prohibited from finding that the potentially fair reason for a dismissal is different to that advanced by employer [2008] EAT admin 22/07/2008
Wilson v Ministry of Defence & Anor - no reasons given in personal injury case - Court of Appeal 9.5.07 admin
Wang v University Of Keele EAT 2011 admin 08/04/2011
when a judge should recuse himself/herself - Dorbcrest Homes Ltd v Fishwick admin
Walter v Secretary of State for Social Security 2002 admin 06/12/2001
Walker v North Tees & Hartlepool NHS Trust - H&S representative is entitled to such time off as is necessary to attend such training as is reasonable [2008] EAT admin 03/07/2008
Wright v Stoddard International Plc & Anor - pleural plaques are not de minimis injury, they are not damage at all - Court of Session 23.10.07 admin
Wishart v Nat Asoc of Citizens Advice Bureaux 1990 admin 12/06/1990
Whitelock & Storr and ors v Khan - sequence in which ET must consider alternative reasons for dismissal admin
Wain & Ors v Guernsey Ship Management Ltd CA 2007 admin 03/04/2007
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
Working Links (Employment) Ltd v PCSU - union must be recognised in relation to affected employees for s.188 claim admin
Wilson (HM Inspector of Taxes) v Clayton ChD/CA 2004/05 admin 29/04/2004
Warrior Square Recoveries Ltd v Flynn - Time limits: continuing act, not continuing detriment [2012] EAT admin 03/10/2012
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
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
Waltons & Morse v Dorrington 1997 admin 19/05/1997
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
Whyte v The London Borough Of Lewisham - illogical for successful claimant to allege bias admin
Wain v F Sherwood & Sons Transport Ltd 1998 admin 04/06/1998
Walker v SoS for Trade & Industry - Employee on sick leave dismissed after found racing motor cycles [2006] EAT admin 17/01/2006