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
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
Anderson & Ors v London Fire & Emergency Planning Authority - no agreement to agree where alternative methods of calculation are set out admin
Amicus v H.J. Heinz Co Ltd - CAC 2.4.07 admin
Ajayi v The Apuldram Centre - sums in question so small as not, in themselves, to be a proportionate use of EAT time admin
Abernethy v Mott, Hay and Anderson CA 1974 admin 06/02/1974
Amicus v GBS Tooling Ltd (in administration) EAT 2005 admin 18/04/2005
Ahunanya v Scottish & Southern Energy Plc - Tribunal's decisions on remedy were correct [2009] EAT admin 04/02/2009
Atkins v Coyle Personnel PLC - Unfair dismissal and paternity leave regulations [2008] EAT admin 08/02/2008
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
ABC News Intercontinental Inc v Gizbert - health & safety dismissal and "mutuality of obligation" - EAT 21.8.06 admin 21/08/2006
A v B ex p. News Group Newspapers Ltd EAT 1998 admin 27/06/1997
Adan v Sec'y of State for the Home Department HL 1998 admin 06/04/1998
Augustin v (1) Total Quality Staff Ltd (2) Humphries - Assignments for agency worker constituted daily contracts of employment [2008] EAT admin 01/02/2008
Allison v London Underground Ltd - the liability imposed by reg 9 of the PUWER regs is "strict" liability which is not the same as "absolute" or "no-fault" liability - [2008] EWCA Civ 71 on 13.2.08 admin
Anglian Windows Ltd v The GMB - injunction restraining industrial action refused - High Court (QBD) 27.4.07 admin
Astbury v. Gist Ltd - employment status of agency workers - EAT 28.3.07 admin
Alexander (1) and Hatherley (2) v Bridgen Enterprises Ltd [2006] EAT admin 12/04/2006
Adams v Lancashire CC & BET Catering CA 1997 admin 15/05/1997
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
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
A v B - spent conviction must be relevant to issue before the court admin
Attrill & ors v Dresdner Kleinwort Ltd and Commerzbank AG CA 2011 admin 08/03/2011
Astley and ors v Celtec Ltd [2006] UKHL 29 admin 21/06/2006
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
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
Anwar v Tower Hamlets College - headaches, "frozen shoulder" and the meaning of "disability" admin
Allonby v Accrington & Rossendale College & ors CA 2001 admin 23/03/2001
Aparau v Iceland Frozen Foods plc CA 2000 admin 29/10/1999
Ajayi (1) Ogeleyinbo (2) v Aitch Care Homes (London) Ltd - Refusal to accept WTR contravention must be explicit [2012] EAT admin 03/02/2012
Atlantic Air Ltd v Hoff - Acceptance of repudiatory breach need not be communicated to employer, but it must be unequivocal and unambiguous [2008] EAT admin 26/03/2008
Alexander Heimann, Konstantin Toltschin v Kaiser GmbH - short-time working and annual leave entitlement admin