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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
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
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
Wain v F Sherwood & Sons Transport Ltd 1998 admin 04/06/1998
Williams v Bannatyne Fitness Ltd - disability, victimisation, and burden of proof 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
Webber v NHS Direct - Pay protection sums were wages and not compensation for loss of office [2012] EAT admin 30/11/2012
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
Willoughby v C F Capital Plc - unambiguous words of dismissal can only be retracted in exceptional special circumstances. admin
Waters v Bankside Leisure Ltd - Prejudging outcome of disciplinary hearing is substantial not procedural [2006] EAT admin 01/06/2006
Weight Watchers & Ors v HMRC - Group Leaders are employees admin
Wallace v CA Roofing Services Ltd QBD 1996 admin 18/01/1996
Williams v Home Office CA 2005 admin 27/07/2005
WM Morrisons Supermarket Plc v Kessab - Polkey can still apply where there is substantial and procedural unfairness admin
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
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
Webster v Brunel University, EAT 2004 admin 14/12/2004
Wilson v Housing Corporation 1998 admin 19/11/1996
Wiliams v Cater Link Ltd - no actual or apparent bias by employment judge who may have been friendly with one of the barristers admin
Wright v Woverhampton City Council - Just and equitable to extend time where claimant relied on "unreliable advice" [2008] EAT admin 04/07/2008
Wardle v Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank - 15% uplift of award for breach of statutory dismissal procedures admin
Wise v Redbridge London Borough Council EAT 2003 admin 09/10/2003
White v Chief Constable S. Yorks Police 1999 admin 03/12/1998
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
Working Men's Club And Institute Union Ltd v Balls - Relaxed approach to criticisms of employer at hearing not specifically pleaded [2011] EAT admin 08/11/2011
Woodcock v Cumbria Primary Care Trust - was taking account of costs "proportionate" as a means of achieving legitimate aim? admin