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
Atkins v Coyle Personnel PLC - Unfair dismissal and paternity leave regulations [2008] EAT admin 08/02/2008
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
AB & Ors v Ministry of Defence - nuclear veterans test cases against MOD allowed to proceed admin
Alonso v Fondo de Garantía Salarial - insolvency of employer - ECJ Case C-81/05, 7.9.06 admin
Augustin v (1) Total Quality Staff Ltd (2) Humphries - Assignments for agency worker constituted daily contracts of employment [2008] EAT admin 01/02/2008
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
Andrews v British Airways Plc, [2008] EWCA Civ 1308, Court of Appeal on 25.11.08 - application for leave to appeal rejected admin
Arthur v London Eastern Railway Ltd - time-limits - Court of Appeal 25.10.06 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
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
Andersen v Region Syddanmark ECJ Case C-499/08 - age discrimination admin
Athinaiki Chartopoiia AE v Panagiotidis - meaning of "establishment" in relation to collective redundancy rules - ECJ Case C-270/05, 15.2.07 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
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
Aziz v First Division Association (FDA) - no "continous act" back to 1999 to bring old allegations within time limit admin
Appleton v El Safty - compensation for loss of earnings - QBD 23.3.07 admin
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
Advance Security UK Ltd v Sheeba - statutory procedures, procedural unfairness, and contribution to dismissal 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
Annette Radke v Achterberg Service GmbH & Co - collective redundancies, timing of notices of dismissal - ECJ Case C-115/06 (Reference) admin
Amicus v G & H Web Offset Ltd - union recognition - CAC 4.4.07 admin
Alam v London Probation Trust - Discriminatory dismissal, continuous acts and causation [2012] EAT admin 15/03/2012
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
Aberdeen City Council v McNeill - employee's repudiatory breach prevents subsequent constructive dismissal claim admin