This week's case round-up from Eversheds, covering deductions from wages and employment status.
In Farrell Matthews & Weir v Hansen, the EAT holds that a non-contractual bonus that had been declared constituted wages under s.27(3) of the Employment Rights Act 1996. The employer's failure to pay it therefore amounted to an unlawful deduction from wages.
Practical guidance on recouping training costs from an employee who leaves, including obtaining express written agreement in advance; a sliding scale for recovery; and deductions from wages.
A model contract clause on deduction from wages for shortfall in stock for sales people.
The Court of Appeal has upheld the decision of the High Court in Wilson (HM Inspector of Taxes) v Clayton that a payment from an employer under a compromise agreement should be treated as a termination payment under s.403 of the Income (Earnings and Pensions) Act 2003.
A model contract clause allowing deductions from wages to be made from an employee's pay.
A model contract clause on deductions from salary for unauthorised absence.
A model contract clause on loans during periods of absence.
A model accident loan form for use where a "loans during periods of absence" clause is in the contract of employment to enable the employer to deduct money from the employee's pay in respect of repayment of the loan.
A model form for an employee to authorise deductions from wages.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to tax and deductions from pay.