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North Cumbria Acute Hospitals NHS Trust v. Potter

The Equal Pay Act 1970 s.1(6) did not require the terms and conditions in the respective employment contracts of a claimant and his chosen comparator to emanate from a "single... Read More

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Mr A Tilson v. Alstom Transport

The Court of Appeal upheld the decision of the EAT that a contract of service should not be implied where the contractual arrangements in place adequately explained the working relationship... Read More

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Gibson and others v. Sheffield City Council

Anya Palmer was junior counsel for the claimants, led by Tom Linden QC, in Gibson v. Sheffield City Council who have won their appeal in the Court of Appeal against... Read More

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Alstom Transport v. Mr A Tilson

The court determined that a contract under which a worker was supplied to a company as a contractor was not a sham designed to avoid any employment relationship. Taking as... Read More

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London Ambulance Service NHS Trust v. Small

In London Ambulance Service NHS Trust v. Small [2009] EWCA Civ 220, the Court of Appeal has reiterated that tribunals hearing unfair dismissal claims must not engage in a re-hearing... Read More

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Potter v. North Cumbria Acute Hospitals NHS Trust

The Employment Appeal Tribunal gave guidance on the correct approach to assessments of equal value where a claimant's job had changed during the period of her claim. The appellant employees... Read More

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Ingram v. Bristol Street Parts

This case concerned an accounts clerk who was dismissed because sums of £300-£400 at a time were stolen from her drawer, but she did not tell her employers. On two... Read More

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Cairns v. Visteon UK Ltd

Successful defence of appeal by a claimant against tribunal decision that there was no implied contract between her and the end user. The claimant had provided her services to the... Read More

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Cable & Wireless v. Muscat

The employment tribunal had to consider on the whole of the evidence whether the legal consequences of the arrangements between worker, employment agency and end user included an implied contract... Read More

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Cook v. Clarke

Practice and procedure - amendment Successful appeal against decision by chairman to allow an amendment adding new claims of unfair dismissal and wrongful dismissal out of time, without considering Selkent... Read More
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