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Unauthorised deductions from pay

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  • Deductions from wages and attachment of earnings

    Type:
    Employment law manual

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

  • Compensation - pay and statutory payments

    Type:
    Quick reference

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

  • Right to work: Employer wrong to rely on checking service

    Date:
    17 December 2019
    Type:
    Law reports

    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.

  • Deductions from wages: Tribunals have jurisdiction to construe employment contract

    Date:
    5 October 2018
    Type:
    Law reports

    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.

  • Holiday pay: EAT confirms limit on unlawful deductions claims

    Date:
    17 May 2017
    Type:
    Law reports

    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.

  • Case round-up

    Date:
    1 March 2014
    Type:
    Law reports

    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.

  • Case round-up

    Date:
    1 April 2013
    Type:
    Law reports

    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.

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

    Date:
    9 July 2012
    Type:
    Law reports

    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.

  • Case round-up

    Date:
    1 July 2012
    Type:
    Law reports

    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.

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

    Date:
    10 May 2012
    Type:
    Law reports

    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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