VICARIOUS LIABILITY

Limitation Case TVZ v Manchester City Football Club Ltd [2022] EWHC 7, Hugh Court Facts Eight men who had been sexually abused by a...

Crown immunity and the rule of law (3)

Civil proceedings Until 1948 the Crown could not be made a party to a civil action. This was an offshoot of the principle of sovereign...

Crown immunity and the rule of law (2)

Recent examples In June 2018 prison officers were taking part in a petrol bomb training exercise. This was part of an eight-day...

Crown Immunity and the rule of law

The case of John Wynne and the Royal Mint The case of John Wynne, employed by the Royal Mint at Llantrisant, South Wales highlighted the...

WHISTLEBLOWING

Automatic unfair dismissal Main or principal reason test Case Secure Care UK Ltd v Mott (2022) Morning Star, January 4, EAT Facts M was...

RELIGION OR BELIEF DISCRIMINATION

Fear of Covid-19 Refusal to attend workplace Case X v Y (2021) Manchester Employment Tribunal, December 24 Facts In July 2020 X decided...

SUPREME COURT

Human rights Torture Case In re McQuillan, McGuigan and McKenna [2021] UKSC 55 Facts The appeals were as follows: · The death by...

UNFAIR DISMISSAL

Refusal of Covid-19 vaccination Religious belief Case Allette v Scarsdale Grange Nursing Home Ltd (2022) Leeds Employment Tribunal,...

WHISTLEBLOWING

Protected disclosures Detriment Case Fitzmaurice v Luton Irish Forum EA-2020-000295-RN Facts In 2014, 2016 and 2017 F raised a number of...

Unfair dismissal: gross misconduct

UNFAIR DISMISSAL Gross misconduct Case Hope v British Medical Association EA-2021-000187-JOJ Facts H, an employee of BMA, brought a...

Ryanair industrial action

TRADE UNIONS Detriment on trade union grounds Case Ryanair DAC v Morais and others EA-2021-000275-DA Facts Ryanair pilots who belonged to...

Human rights: gender identity: passports

HUMAN RIGHTS Passport gender Case R (on the application of Elan-Cane) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2021] UKSC 56,...

Whistleblowing: new case

EMPLOYMENT TRIBUNAL Claim form Whistleblowing Case Petrica v Central London Community NHS Trust [2021] UKEAT 0059_20_1205 Facts P, a...

Google data protection case

SUPREME COURT Google data protection case Case Lloyd v Google LLC [2021] UKSC 50 Facts The issue in the appeal was whether L could bring...