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Hartley and others v King Edward VI College

The Court of Appeal today handed down judgment in this case which considered the amount which an employer is entitled to withhold from the salary of sixth form college teachers... Read More

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Wilkin-Shaw v. Fuller

The appellant failed to show that the death of her daughter while on a school trip on Dartmoor was the result of the negligence of a teacher who had lost... Read More

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The Learning Trust & Others v. Marshall

The Learning Trust and other respondents were found by the tribunal to have discriminated against the Claimant on the grounds of her sex, race and disability, and on the basis... Read More

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Maddison Hufton v. Somerset County Council

A school which operated a policy of preventing pupils from entering the premises directly into the school hall on rainy days by erecting wet weather signs as soon as it... Read More

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Henderson v. Learning Trust and others

The applicant, who had worked as an inclusion manager in a school, had no prospect of successfully appealing against a decision upholding her summary dismissal for sending and receiving pornographic... Read More

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Dr Ashcroft v. Haberdashers Aske’s Boys School

The Employment Act 2002 (Dispute Resolution) Regulations 2004 reg.15(2) was plainly predicated on the assumption that the claimant would not have to present a claim to the employment tribunal before... Read More

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Fletcher-Cooke v. The Governors of Hampton School

The appellant employee appealed and the respondent employer cross-appealed against the award of compensation by an employment tribunal for disability discrimination, including dismissal.  The appellant, who suffered from bipolar disorder, had... Read More

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Vaseghi v. Brunel University

The Employment Appeal Tribunal's decision to remit an employee's claim for racial discrimination was correct where the employment tribunal had firstly misstated the law and then failed to give an... 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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Ralton & Ors v. Havering College of Further Education

The previous employer of the appellant teachers had not been bound by a previous collective agreement and therefore their employer after a transfer protected by the Acquired Rights Directive was... Read More
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