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Unauthorised deductions from pay

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  • Type:
    Employment law manual

    Deductions from wages and attachment of earnings

    Updated to reflect increases to student loan repayment thresholds, effective from 6 April 2020.

  • Type:
    Quick reference

    Compensation - pay and statutory payments

    Updated to take into account an increase in the cap on a week's pay, with effect from 6 April 2020.

  • Date:
    17 December 2019
    Type:
    Law reports

    Right to work: Employer wrong to rely on checking service

    In Badara v Pulse Healthcare Ltd, the Employment Appeal Tribunal held that the employer should not have relied solely on negative Home Office checks when it dismissed the employee for failing to provide right to work documentation.

  • Date:
    5 October 2018
    Type:
    Law reports

    Deductions from wages: Tribunals have jurisdiction to construe employment contract

    In Agarwal v Cardiff University and another; Tyne and Wear Passenger Transport Executive t/a Nexus v Anderson and others, the Court of Appeal held that employment tribunals have jurisdiction to construe contractual terms in the context of a claim for unlawful deductions from wages.

  • Date:
    17 May 2017
    Type:
    Law reports

    Holiday pay: EAT confirms limit on unlawful deductions claims

    The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has refused to interfere with the earlier EAT decision limiting the potential for claims for historical non-payment of holiday pay.

  • Date:
    1 March 2014
    Type:
    Law reports

    Case round-up

    David Malamatenios is a partner and Krishna Santra, Sandra Martins and Colin Makin are senior associates at Colman Coyle Solicitors. They round up the latest rulings.

  • Date:
    1 April 2013
    Type:
    Law reports

    Case round-up

    Claire Thomas is managing associate, and Chris McAvoy, Joelle Parkinson, David Rintoul, and Gerri Hurst associates at Addleshaw Goddard LLP. They round up the latest rulings.

  • Date:
    9 July 2012
    Type:
    Law reports

    Boots unlawfully reduced long-serving workers' pay premium for Sundays and bank holidays

    In this case, the retailer Boots took a business decision to reduce long-serving workers' double time for Sunday and bank holiday working to time-and-a-half, but the employment tribunal found this to be an unlawful variation of the workers' terms and conditions of employment.

  • Date:
    1 July 2012
    Type:
    Law reports

    Case round-up

    Georgina Kyriacou and David Malamatenios are partners and Sandra Martins, Colin Makin and Krishna Santra are associates at Colman Coyle Solicitors. They round up the latest rulings.

  • Date:
    10 May 2012
    Type:
    Law reports

    NHS trust's decision to withhold pay increment for staff who pass sickness absence trigger ruled unlawful

    In this test case, the employment tribunal found that an NHS trust had unlawfully amended its pay progression policy to provide that staff would be denied a pay rise if their sickness absence reached a certain level.

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