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Dr M Thomson v Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

The Claimant, Consultant Neonatologist, was dismissed for bullying colleagues.  She asserted that the Respondent failed to make a reasonable adjustment in dismissing her as her disability, dyslexia, made it more... Read More

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Sefton Borough Council v Wainwright

A failure to offer a suitable alternative vacancy to an employee who has been made redundant while on maternity leave is not necessarily direct pregnancy/maternity discrimination. The ET should consider... Read More

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Michelle Fynes v. St George’s Hospital NHS Trust

Mark Sutton QC and Louise Chudleigh win case regarding classification under MHPS type procedures as between conduct and health:   A decision was handed down by the High Court today... Read More

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Dr Chhabra v. West London Mental Health NHS Trust (Supreme Court)

Can the Court intervene to restrain an employer from requiring an employee to face a charge of potential gross misconduct at a disciplinary hearing if the conduct complained of is... Read More

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West London Mental Health Trust v. Dr Chhabra

Counsel for Dr Chhabra: Mark Sutton QC leading Betsan Criddle Counsel for the Trust: Jane McNeill QC leading Louise Chudleigh   On 25 January 2013 the Court of Appeal handed... Read More

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Peat v. Birmingham City Council (Court of Appeal)

Peat v. Birmingham City Council is an important case on costs with potential wide implications for when a costs award will be made in the employment Tribunal Following the implementation... Read More

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Birmingham City Council v. Abdulla & Others

The High Court would not be required, under the Equal Pay Act 1970 s.2(3), to strike out a claim in respect of the operation of an equality clause if the... Read More

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Birmingham City Council v. Akhtar

On 2nd May 2012, the Court of Appeal (Lord Justice Pill, Lord Carnwath and Lord Justice Patten) handed down its judgment in the matter of Birmingham City Council v Parveen... Read More

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Beddoes and others v Birmingham City Council

Beddoes and others v. Birmingham City Council; Birmingham City Council v. Beck and others; Birmingham City Council v. Barker and others; Birmingham City Council v. Akhtar and others   Summary:... Read More

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Birmingham City Council v. Abdulla

The Court of Appeal upheld the decision of Colin Edelman QC, sitting as a Deputy Judge of the QDB not to strike out equal pay claims brought by former Council... Read More

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Ashby and ors v. Birmingham City Council

The appellant employees (E) appealed against a county court decision striking out their equal pay claims against the respondent local authority. E were women, former home carers or home helpers,... Read More

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WRN Ltd v. Tim Ayris

Restrictive covenants in a contract of employment were too wide to be enforceable by reason of the fact that they were not limited to preventing the former employee from having... Read More

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Chief Constable of Lincolnshire v. Weaver

The fact that an employer had deliberately adopted a policy that operated to the disadvantage of disabled people could not be a relevant consideration when weighing up whether an adjustment... Read More

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Alitalia Servizi v. Houssain Akhrif and Others

On a proper construction, the Employment Act 2002 (Dispute Resolution) Regulations 2004 reg.9 required that at least one of the employees identified to the employer in writing by the union... Read More

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Chaudhary v Royal College of Surgeons

Appeals and applications for leave to appeal arising out of four sets of proceedings in the Employment Tribunal ('ET') between 1997 and 2000 taken by the claimant doctor ('C') for... Read More

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Hendricks v Commissioner of Police for the Metropolis

Appeal by a black female police officer ('P') from a decision of the Employment Appeal Tribunal ('EAT'), allowing an appeal by the Metropolitan Police Commissioner ('C') from a preliminary decision... Read More

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Cadbury v South Thames College

Appeal by a lecturer ('W') from an employment tribunal's decision that he had been fairly dismissed by the respondent college ('C'). W had been responsible for setting second-year degree examinations.... Read More

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Kramer v South Bedfordshire Community Health Centre Trust

Application by a consultant in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Luton and Dunstable Hospital to restrain disciplinary proceedings being brought against her. The grounds of her application were: (i) that... Read More
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