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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
Wheeler v. Quality Deep Ltd (trading as Thai Royale Restaurant) CA 2005 admin 30/07/2004
Wheeler v (1) Office of the Prime Minister (2) Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs and Speaker of the House of Commons - no clear promise of referendum to found legitimate expectation - QBD 25.6.08 admin
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
Wetherill & Ors v Birmingham City Council CA 2007 admin 19/06/2007
Wetherill & Ors v Birmingham City Council - user car allowances - Court of Appeal 19.6.07 admin
Westwood v Sec'y of State for Employment HL 1985 admin 15/03/1984
Weston Recovery Services v Fisher - misconduct or gross misconduct / unfair dismissal or wrongful dismissal admin
Westmoreland v Renault UK Ltd - extension of time for lodging appeal refused in a case devoid of merit. admin
Westminster Kingsway College v University and College Union [2014] EWHC 4409 emplaw online 13/10/2014
Westminster Drug Project v O’'Sullivan - employer failed to raise distinction of detriment on grounds of disclosure admin
Westminster City Council v. Haywood & anr (No.2) 2000 admin 20/12/1999
Westminster City Council v Unison 2001 admin 21/03/2001
Westminster City Council v Sohal - Unfair dismissal decision was plainly correct [2012] EAT admin 01/06/2012
Westminster City Council v Cabaj 1996 admin 30/04/1996
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
Western Union Payment Services UK Ltd v Anastasiou - employer subjecting employee to detriment must have known of disclosure of information admin 21/02/2014
Western Excavating (ECC) Ltd v Sharp CA 1978 admin 14/11/1977
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
West Yorkshire Magistrates Courts Services v Smith EAT 2005 admin 19/12/2005
West Yorks Magistrates Courts Service v Smith - Validity of Tribunal’s re-convention for further issue [2005] EAT admin 19/12/2005
West v Kneels Ltd 1987 admin 08/07/1986
West Midlands Travel Ltd v TGWU 1994 admin 16/06/1994
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
West Midlands Co-Op Society Ltd v Tipton HL 1986 admin 13/02/1986
West Lothian Council v Aziz - ET must not substitute its own view admin
West London Mental Health NHS Trust v Sarkar EAT 2009 admin 27/03/2009
West London Mental Health NHS Trust v Sarkar - Attempt to resolve misconduct issues by mediation did not make dismissal unfair [2009] EAT admin 27/03/2009
West London Mental Health NHS Trust v Chhabra - injunction against employer seeking to make gross misconduct charge admin 18/12/2013
West Kent College v Richardson 1999 admin 02/12/1998
West Herts Hospitals NHS Trust v Evans - breach of 2004 statutory dismissal procedures and compensation. admin
West Ferry Printers v Beedell 2000 admin 07/02/2000
West Dunbartonshire Council v Smith & Others - equal pay claims and statutory grievances admin
West Coast Trains Ltd v Murphy - Reasonableness of dismissal [2006] EAT admin 04/04/2006
West Coast Trains Ltd (t/a Virgin Trains) v Tombling EAT - When are there reasonable grounds to sustain genuine belief in misconduct? [2009] EAT admin 02/04/2009
Werner Mangold v Rudiger Helm, Case C-144/04 ECJ 22.11.2005 admin
Werhof v Freeway Traffic Systems - ECJ TUPE-type case - 9.3.06 admin