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
Aston University v (1) Mrs M Campbell (2) Mrs J Winder - Is "job evolution" a new contract? [2007] EAT admin 01/08/2007
Anderson v Newham College of Further Education CA 2003 admin 25/03/2002
Alabaster v Woolwich plc & anor ECJ 2004 admin 03/03/2004
Alemo-Herron & Ors v Parkwood Leisure Ltd - dynamic interpretation of TUPE permissible admin
Atabo v Kings College London & Ors - burden of proof in discrimination cases - Court of Appeal 19.4.07 admin
Akinosun (on behalf of General & Health Workers Union) v The Certification Officer - trade union must regulate relations between workers admin
Adamson v Swansea University - Waiver agreement prevented objection on grounds of bias [2010] EAT admin 23/02/2010
Ashcroft v Haberdashers Aske's Boys School - Waiting for conclusion of statutory disciplinary procedure makes it "not reasonably practicable" to present unfair dismissal complaint in time [2007] EAT admin 14/11/2007
ABC News Intercontinental Inc v Gizbert EAT 2006 admin 21/08/2006
Amicus v Dynamex Friction Ltd QBD 2005 admin 09/11/2004
Akzo Nobel Chemicals & Others v Commission - no LPP for in-house lawyers in EU matters (but national situation may differ) admin
Amicus v Harrods Ltd. - collective bargaining - CAC 5.4.07 admin
Ahsan v Westmead Business Group Ltd - self employed or employee - need to closely examine "sham" arrangements admin
Accurist Watches Ltd v Wadher - No absolute requirement for witness evidence to support application for time extension [2009] EAT admin 23/03/2009
Adult Learning Inspectorate & others v Beloff - Member of ALI is in Crown employment and so excluded from consultation rights [2008] EAT admin 30/01/2008
Autoclenz Ltd v Belcher & ors CA 2009 admin 13/10/2009
Aspden v Webbs Poultry & Meat Group (Holdings) Ltd QBD 1996 admin 27/11/1995
A v B and Anor - Tribunal should be slow to strike out unfair dismissal claim if earlier discrimination-related grievance may have influenced employer admin
Abdirahman v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions - individuals from the EEA did not have a right to reside in UK and so could not claim DSS benefits - CA 5.7.07 admin
AIB Group (UK) Plc v (1) Fletcher (2) Moriarty (3) Stewart - incorporated terms only variable by agreement admin
Asda Stores Ltd v Green - Employer's investigation in misconduct dismissal need only fall within range of reasonableness [2009] EAT admin 18/03/2009
Augustin v (1) Total Quality Staff Ltd (2) Humphries - Assignments for agency worker constituted daily contracts of employment [2008] EAT admin 01/02/2008
Andreou v Lord Chancellor's Dep't CA 2002 admin 22/07/2002
Adin v Sedco Forex International Resources Ltd CS 1997 admin 01/09/1997
Arrowsmith v Nottingham Trent University - tribunal was entitled to make costs award admin
Ab & Ors v Small Mines v Small Mines v UK Coal - claims against co-defendants in Btish Coal litigation - High Court (QBD) 13.8.07 admin
Ashby v Monterry Designs Ltd - controlling shareholder and director can also, in principle, be employee admin
Allen v Secretary of State for Work & Pensions (JobCentre Plus) - Grievances were not "extant" so claim could not proceed [2010] EAT admin 19/01/2010
Ashton Seals Ltd v Mate - Role of the Employment Appeal Tribunal is to hear appeals on the law, not fresh arguments on the facts [2007] EAT admin 14/12/2007
Apex Masonry Contractors Ltd v Everitt EAT 2005 admin 25/09/2005
Andrews v. Initial Cleaning Services Ltd and anor CA 2000 admin 14/07/1999
Alexander Heimann, Konstantin Toltschin v Kaiser GmbH - short-time working and annual leave entitlement admin
Arkwell v United Kingdom - no discrimination over widows' pensions - ECtHR 25.9.07 admin
Allen & Others v Murdoch - claims for redundancy, holiday pay and unpaid wages do not require grievance for ET to have jurisdiction admin
Albert v Vidionics Security Systems Ltd - Tribunal failed to establish what the reason was for claimant's resignation [2011] EAT admin 17/08/2011
Abbey Cars (West Horndon) Ltd v Ford - Breach must be sufficiently serious as to be fundamental, but it can then be just one of many reasons causing resignation and still found a constructive dismissal claim [2008] EAT admin 23/05/2008