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
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
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
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
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
Allonby v Accrington & Rossendale College & ors CA 2001 admin 23/03/2001
Aparau v Iceland Frozen Foods plc CA 2000 admin 29/10/1999
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
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
Agco Ltd v Massey Ferguson Works Pension Trust Ltd and ors CA 2003 admin 17/07/2003
Askew v Governing Body of Clifton School & ors CA 2000 admin 20/07/1999
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
Abbey National Plc v. Fairbrother EAT 2007 admin 12/01/2007
Aziz-Mir v. Sainsbury’s Supermarket Plc - certificates of correction - EAT 15.12.06 admin
Argyll Coastal Services Ltd v Stirling - TUPE: organised grouping of employees [2012] EAT admin 15/02/2012
Agu v Roc UK Ltd - Tribunal's decision was so brief as to be totally deficient [2008] EAT admin 23/06/2008
Alemo-Herron and Others v Parkwood Leisure Ltd - collective agreements negotiated after transfer not binding on excluded transferee admin
AA & Others (Pakistan) - legitmate expectations and the Highly Skilled Migrant Programme - UKAIT 8.1.08 admin
Ansar v Lloyds TSB Bank plc EAT 2006 admin 08/03/2006
Adekeye v Post Office (No 1) EAT 1993 admin 10/03/1993
Attorney General v Kuttappan - Vexatious claimant: Restriction of Proceedings Order - New on EAT website 4/1/06 admin
Ashton & Anor v Burbage and District Constitutional Club - Rare example of appellate interference in exercise of EJ discretion [2012] EAT admin 24/02/2012
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 admin 22/05/2008
Ali v Washwood Heath Technology College & Ors - appeal disclosed no errors in law admin
A v B - High Court has jurisdiction for judicial review of decision to prevent publication by ex-Security Services officer - QBD 4.7.08 admin
AB v Ministry of Defence EAT 2010 admin 27/07/2009
ACAS v Taylor EAT 1998 admin 12/02/1998