Practical guidance on changing the pay method for employees, setting out how to vary the terms of the employment contract, including harmonisation following a TUPE transfer; consulting with employees; and dismissal and re-engagement.
In Hepworth Heating Ltd v Akers and others  All ER (D) 33 (Jul) EAT, the Employment Appeal Tribunal held that the employer had not used an unlawful act to compel acceptance of a cashless pay system. The employees might have been unhappy with the new terms, but there had been no duress.
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