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

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In Laird v AK Stoddart Ltd [2001] IRLR 591, 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.