Laird v AK Stoddart Ltd [2001] IRLR 591 EAT

Reports relating to this case:

  • Tribunal may leave some stones unturned

    1 November 2001

    The Court of Appeal gives important guidance on how far tribunals need to go in exploring the circumstances of a claim. Plus cases on protected disclosure, redundancy selection, discrimination by an agent, working time exemptions and constructive dismissal.

  • National Minimum Wage: Consolidation of attendance allowance into basic pay did not breach NMWA

    15 October 2001

    In Laird v AK Stoddart Ltd, the EAT holds that an employer did not breach the National Minimum Wage Act 1998 by unilaterally consolidating part of an employee's attendance allowance into his basic hourly rate of pay in order to bring that hourly rate above the national minimum wage.

  • Case roundup: Redundancy and unlawful deductions from wages

    9 October 2001

    This week's case roundup, covering the selection process for redundancy and whether reducing an employees attendance allowance constitutes an unlawful reduction from wages.