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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
Walls Meat Co v Selby CA 1989 admin 03/02/1989
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
Williams v Bannatyne Fitness Ltd - disability, victimisation, and burden of proof admin
Wynnwith Engineering Co Ltd v Bennett 2002 admin 11/12/2001
Walia v Zaiwalla & Co and Hodsdon 2002 admin 24/07/2002
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
Webber v NHS Direct - Pay protection sums were wages and not compensation for loss of office [2012] EAT admin 30/11/2012
West v Kneels Ltd 1987 admin 08/07/1986
Walton v Independent Living Organisation Ltd CA 2003 admin 26/02/2002
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
Willoughby v C F Capital Plc - unambiguous words of dismissal can only be retracted in exceptional special circumstances. admin
Whitbread Plc (t-a Whitbread Medway Inns) v Hall 2001 admin 27/02/2001
Weathersfield (Van & Truck Rentals) v Sargent CA 1999 admin 10/12/1998
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
WM Morrisons Supermarket Plc v Kessab - Polkey can still apply where there is substantial and procedural unfairness admin
Witley & District Men's Club v Mackay 2001 admin 07/06/2001
Walton Centre for Neurology & Neuro Surgery NHS Trust v. Bewley EAT 2008 admin 23/05/2008
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
Wiliams v Cater Link Ltd - no actual or apparent bias by employment judge who may have been friendly with one of the barristers admin
Way & Intro-Cate Chemicals Ltd v Crouch EAT 2005 admin 03/06/2005
Whiffen v Milham Ford Girls School & anor 2001 admin 21/03/2001
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
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
Whelan (Cheers Off Licence) v Richardson 1998 admin 12/12/1997
Woodward v Abbey National plc No 2, EAT 2005 admin 26/07/2005
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
Webber v Department for Education [2014] EWHC 4240 emplaw online 19/12/2014
Waddingham v NHS Business Services Authority ET/1804896/13 and 1805624/13 emplaw online 11/06/2015
Walker v Innospec Limited [2017] UKSC 47 emplaw online 12/07/2017
Wightman and others v Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union Case C-621/18 emplaw online