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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
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
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
Armstrong v Newcastle upon Tyne NHS Hospital Trust CA 2005 admin 21/12/2005
Amnesty International v Ahmed EAT 2009 admin 13/08/2009
Alam v London Probation Trust - Discriminatory dismissal, continuous acts and causation [2012] EAT admin 15/03/2012
Arnold Clark Automobiles Ltd v Middleton admin
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 admin 29/07/2008
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
Alboni v Ind Coope Retail Ltd CA 1998 admin 15/10/1997
Arthur v Attorney-General EAT 1999 admin 01/03/1999
Ahmed v Wincanton Group Ltd - ET failed to consider Autoclenz when deciding whether worker was an employee admin
Alexander v Awogboro and London Borough of Hackney - Apparent bias [2005] EAT admin 26/10/2005
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
Aberdeen City Council v McNeill EAT 2010 admin 11/11/2009
Alexis v London Borough of Newham HC 2009 admin 15/06/2009
Acorn Packaging v Carroll - failure to argue appeal admin
ASLEF v Brady - Unfair dismissal finding stands [2006] EAT admin 31/03/2006
Agrilek Ltd v Boundy - Procedure of tribunal [2005] EAT admin 03/08/2005
Allen v National Australia Group Europe Ltd EAT 2004 admin 29/07/2004
Amicus v Macmillan Publishers Ltd EAT 2007 admin 24/07/2007
Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board v Ferguson - strike out rare in fact sensitive case admin
Afolayan v MRCS Ltd - Costs issues before a fresh tribunal on remission of case from EAT [2011] EAT admin 23/08/2011
Abbott and ors v Littlewoods Plc - As a general rule discrimination claims should not be "disposed of as preliminary points without findings of fact" [2009] EAT admin 21/07/2009
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
Anyanwu and Ebuzoeme v South Bank University HL 2001 admin 22/03/2001
Abdoulaye v Renault SA (ECJ) 2001 admin 16/09/1999
Arhin v Enfield Primary Care Trust - no logic to tribunal's conclusion that job selection process was "mistaken" rather than discriminatory admin
Alstom Transport Ltd v Tilson - Finding of "bogus" contract went beyond tribunal's jurisdiction [2009] EAT admin 11/11/2009
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 admin 06/11/2008
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
Aon Trust Corpn v KPMG (a firm) CA 2005 admin 28/07/2005