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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 Case Date
Abbey National Plc v Bascetta - Existence of appeal is not itself grounds to postpone remedy hearing [2008] EAT 05/12/2008
Allied Healthcare Group Ltd v George EAT - Tribunal has no jurisdiction to make findings on matters not before it [2008] EAT 14/11/2008
Arnold & Ors v Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council: ".... even the most desiccated Chancery lawyer conjured up by the imagination of a Charles Dickens" would be surprised at arguments spawned by the 2004 dispute resolution regulations [2008] EAT 06/11/2008
Ali v Birmingham City Council - Only in exceptional circumstances can clear and unambiguous resignation be found not to be effective [2008] EAT 27/10/2008
Allied Distillers Ltd v Handley & ors - Tribunal has no power to make an award which a party says he does not seek [2008] EAT 21/10/2008
Amey v Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust - Was employment contract terminated, either by changes too fundamental to simply amount to a variation or, indeed, expressly? [2008] EAT 29/07/2008
Ashraf v Metropolitan Police Authority - Comparators must be "truly similar" for dismissal to be unfair on grounds of inconsistency of treatment [2008] EAT 25/07/2008
Action Contracts (East Midlands) Ltd v (1) Ablitt (2) Asfordby Storage & Haulage Ltd - Insufficient mutuality of obligation to sustain implied contract of employment [2008] EAT 17/07/2008
Averns (on behalf of Averns deceased) v Stagecoach in Warwickshire - When considering delay and time limits, the reasonableness of a claimant's ignorance of their rights is a material factor [2008] EAT 16/07/2008
Agu v Roc UK Ltd - Tribunal's decision was so brief as to be totally deficient [2008] EAT 23/06/2008
Autoclenz Ltd v Belcher & Others - Employee or self-employed and "sham" contract terms? [2008] EAT 04/06/2008
Autoclenz Ltd v Belcher & Others - Tribunal can only "recast" contract where "sham" terms were included which were intended to mislead as to the real agreement [2006] EAT 04/06/2008
Afolayan v (1) MRCS Ltd (2) Rhys-Taylor - Finding of 100% contributory fault was not safe - [2008] EAT 04/06/2008
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 23/05/2008
Adey-Jones v O'Dowd - Percentage of employer's responsibility must be taken into account when assessing compensation for loss due to illness after dismissal [2008] EAT 22/05/2008
Advance Security UK Ltd v Musa - Discriminatory conduct is unreasonable but unreasonable conduct is not necessarily discriminatory [2008] EAT 21/05/2008
Arnup & anor v MW White Ltd CA 2008 07/05/2008
American E-Z Self Storage Ltd v Prince - Despite default judgement, tribunal should still have considered proportionality of allowing participation in remedies hearing [2008] EAT 02/05/2008
Avon & Somerset Constabulary v Dolan - Disability stress case remitted back to original tribunal [2008] EAT 22/04/2008
Atlas Cleaning Ltd v (1) Liversidge (2) Liversidge (3) Balmain - Tribunal must limit itself to considering whether dismissal fell within range of reasonable responses, not substitute its own views of what it would have done [2008] EAT 02/04/2008