Mrs M Dobson v Michael C Law Firm

Hello everyone and thank you for joining us for our case of the week. Last week, we had the case of Mr I Stanley v The Village Bakery (Wrexham) Ltd involving a Claimant with a sight impairment who was dismissed during his probation period at a bakery.  For anyone that missed it, you can find [...]

Mr I Stanley v The Village Bakery (Wrexham) Ltd

Hello everyone and thank you for joining us for another case of the week. Last week we had our monthly newsletter for June which had features on the general election, a real life Walter Mitty in Northamptonshire Police and a person who had been paid a monthly salary for two years without working. For anyone [...]

Groom v Maritime and Coastguard Agency

Hello everyone and thank you for joining us for another case of the week. Last week, we looked at a claim for race discrimination and unconscious bias. For anyone that missed it, you can find that case here. This week, we are looking at employment status involving a claim by a volunteer against a coastguard [...]

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Parma v Leicester City Council

Welcome to this week’s case of the week! Previously, we looked at a successful pregnancy discrimination claim against a Somerset based cheesemaker in the case of Storm Botha v White Lake Cheeses Ltd. For anyone that missed it, can click here. This week, we’re examining race discrimination and unconscious bias in the case of Parma [...]

Storm Botha v White Lake Cheeses Ltd

Hello everyone and thank you for joining us for our case of the week. Last week we had our monthly newsletter for May, for anyone that missed it, you can find it here. This week, we are looking at a successful pregnancy discrimination claim against a Somerset based cheesemaker. This week’s Employment Tribunal case is [...]

Ramos v Nottinghamshire Women’s Aid Ltd & Another

Hello and welcome back to our case of the week. Last week, we looked at an unfair dismissal case where the judge ordered the Claimant to be reinstated and awarded £22 000 in compensation after a prank gone wrong. This week, we look at the case of Ramos v Nottinghamshire Women’s Aid Ltd & Another. The [...]

Johnathon Richardson v West Midlands Trains Ltd

  Hello everyone and thank you for joining us for another case of the week. For those of you that missed our update last week, you can find that one here. Last week we looked at whether parental leave needs a formal application. This week we are looking at a case from last year where [...]

Hilton Foods Solutions LTD v Andrew Wright – Does seeking parental leave demand formal application?

This week we look at a case that determines whether an employee has “sought” to take parental leave in the absence of giving formal notice. Does seeking parental leave demand formal application? This week’s Employment Appeal Tribunal case is Hilton Foods Solutions LTD and Andrew Wright. The appellant, the respondent in the Employment Tribunal, argued [...]

By |2024-05-13T07:36:11+00:00May 13th, 2024|Case of the Week - Blog, Parental leave|0 Comments

Hope v British Medical Association (BMA)

Can You Be Dismissed For Being A Serial Complainer? The Court of Appeal are set to hear the appeal of Hope v British Medical Association (BMA) this year. The Claimant, during the course of his employment, had made numerous grievances against his senior managers which, in turn led to his dismissal for gross misconduct. Each [...]

Kaur v Sun Mark Ltd and Others

Claimant Who Destroyed Evidence Before Damages Hearing Gets Her Claim Struck Out In the case of Kaur v Sun Mark Ltd and others, the Claimant had successfully shown the Employment Tribunal (ET) that she was a victim of sexual harassment, discrimination, and victimisation.  Following an appeal by the Respondent on the Victimisation claim, the Respondent [...]

Atif v Dolce & Gabbana UK Ltd

Hello again and welcome back to another case of the week.  For those who missed last week’s case on disability discrimination and whistleblowing can click here. This week, we look at the case of Atif v Dolce & Gabbana UK Ltd regarding a claim of race discrimination. The Claimant, Ms Atif worked at the well-known [...]

Hall v Transport for London

Welcome everyone and thank you for joining us for another case of the week. Last week, we examined a claim for constructive unfair dismissal. For anyone that missed it, you can find that here. This week, we look at the case of Hall v Transport for London. The Claimant was employed by the Respondent as [...]

Mr M Clifton v Maximus UK Services Ltd

Hello again and welcome back to our case of the week, where we look at a claim for unfair constructive dismissal. Those that missed last week's case regarding a disability and reasonable adjustments claim, can find it here. This week’s case is Mr M Clifton v Maximus UK Services Ltd. The Claimant was employed as a business [...]

Miller V Rentokil Initial UK Limited

Good morning all and thank you for joining us for our case of the week. For those that missed out on last week's update, which involved pregnancy discrimination, you can find that here. This week, we are examining a disability and reasonable adjustments claim in the case of Miller v Rentokil Initial UK Ltd. The [...]