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Is an employer at liberty to determine its own levels of pay?
How should an employer specify the details of an employee's remuneration?
What payment details should be included in a contract of employment?
Is an employer liable if it inadvertently fails to pay an employee's wages?
If an employee is prevented from working due to outside circumstances, is he or she still entitled to payment?
If an employer's business is closed because of, for example, flooding, is it obliged to pay its employees?
Must an employer still pay the wages of an employee who has expressly refused to perform any work?
Are employers required to pay a premium to employees who work overtime?
Can employees be required to work paid or unpaid overtime?
What procedures must an employer follow if it needs to cut employees’ pay?
Where a redundant employee has been offered a trial period in an alternative job, but the pay for the role is different from that of the employee's old job, at which rate should he or she be paid during the trial period?
Where an employer reduces a pregnant employee's working hours to avoid a risk to her health and safety, can it reduce her pay accordingly?
Can an employer require employees to pay for their uniforms?
Where an employee is provided with a car allowance instead of a company car can this be withdrawn if the employee goes on adoption leave?
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