This is the first of our weekly “run-down” of recent Employment Appeal Tribunal decisions. Most other weeks we’ll post this on a Friday but today – as a special treat to the people reading this – it’s out two days early. Enjoy!

  1. Adecco UK Ltd v Aldwinkle [2012] UKEAT 0208_12_0811 – costs and cost procedure. Whether the Employment Judge was entitled to make an order as to costs.
  2. Croker v Surrey County Council [2012] UKEAT 0358_11_1811 – time limits for bringing a claim to the Employment Tribunal
  3. Freedom Choice Care Ltd v Buchanan [2012] UKEAT 0388_11_0105 – technical issues regarding the composition of an Employment Tribunal panel – in particular regarding the substitution of members for unavailable members
  4. Doyle v Chief Constable of Northumbria Police [2012] UKEAT 0576_11_1712 – disability discrimination and whether the decision not to award an employee sick pay was caused by the discrimination (and was therefore victimisation)
  5. The Partners of Haxby Practice v Collen [2012] UKEAT 0120_12_2911 – whether a contract of employment had been verbally established
  6. Simpson v London Borough of Hackney & Ors [2012] UKEAT 0104_12_2910 – the establishment of damages for breach of contract
  7. Big City Leisure Ltd v McCarthy [2012] UKEAT 0459_12_3110 – amendments to claim and permissions from the Employment Tribunal


The Direct 2 Lawyers Employment Team post daily on interesting employment law cases, Employment Tribunal judgments and Employment Appeal Tribunal judgments. All of the Employment Team posts are written by qualified specialist employment lawyers

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