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Wages Act: Agreement did not authorise deduction of training costs

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    Potter v Hunt Contracts Ltd [1992] IRLR 108 EAT (0 other reports)

An agreement under which an employee was liable to repay a proportion of a training course fee to his employer if his employment terminated within a certain period did not specifically authorise repayment by way of a deduction from wages, holds the EAT in Potter v Hunt Contracts Ltd. Furthermore, the employee had not given written consent to a deduction being made.