GE v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions [2017]

Residence for the initial 3 months and as a jobseeker counts towards the subsequent acquisition of a permanent right of residence under domestic UK law. Whether a claimant satisfies the right to reside test is assessed down to the date of the decision not as at the date of claim. Citation: GE v Secretary of … Continue reading GE v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions [2017]

ASDA STORES LTD v BRIERLEY & ORS (2016)

An employer appealed against a decision of the Employment Appeal Tribunal that an employment tribunal did not have the power to impose a stay on proceedings before it to enable equal pay claims brought by the respondent employees to be heard in the High Court. Claims had been brought in the employment tribunal by over … Continue reading ASDA STORES LTD v BRIERLEY & ORS (2016)

TAIWO v OLAIGBE & ANOR : ONU v AKWIWU & ANOR (2016)

In conjoined appeals, two migrant domestic workers appealed against a decision ([2014] EWCA Civ 279) that their employers' mistreatment of them did not amount to race discrimination contrary to the Equality Act 2010 and the Race Relations Act 1976. The workers were in the UK on migrant domestic worker's visas obtained for them by their … Continue reading TAIWO v OLAIGBE & ANOR : ONU v AKWIWU & ANOR (2016)

SIMPKIN v BERKELEY GROUP HOLDINGS PLC (2016)

The claimant applied for the trial of a preliminary issue or split trial and for costs budgeting to apply to his claim that he was entitled to benefit under his former employer's bonus and long-term incentive plans.   The claimant worked for the defendant listed house-building group as the group finance director. As a member … Continue reading SIMPKIN v BERKELEY GROUP HOLDINGS PLC (2016)

T BLACKWOOD v BIRMINGHAM & SOLIHULL MENTAL HEALTH NHS FOUNDATION TRUST (2016)

What do you think of this case? Let us know by leaving a comment below! If you like this Lawtel case summary and would like to read more cases like this, subscribe to this website, like this post and leave a comment! A university student was not prevented by the Equality Act 2010 s.56(5) from … Continue reading T BLACKWOOD v BIRMINGHAM & SOLIHULL MENTAL HEALTH NHS FOUNDATION TRUST (2016)