In Discount Tobacco & Confectionery Ltd v Williamson  IRLR 327 EAT, the EAT upheld an employment tribunal's decision that in order for a deduction to be lawful, it is not sufficient that the employee gives written consent before the deduction is made. The employee's written agreement must have been given before the conduct or event giving rise to the deduction.
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