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Crest Packaging Ltd & other Crest companies v Bell, Breaker, Ingram, Packham, Parry, and Stevens - Test case: Identity of Employer [2005] website

267 claimants brought various claims following collapse of the Crest group in 2003 by reason of its insolvency, including claims for outstanding wages and for unfair and wrongful dismissal. A preliminary hearing decided that Crest Packaging Ltd, the group parent company, was the employer. Crest appealed. The EAT allowed the appeal (but failed to decide which company or companies was/were the employer, remitting that question back to yet another tribunal).

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