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‘Sleep in’ care workers and the National Minimum Wage - Shannon v Rampersad and others

David Gray-Jones Wednesday, March 15, 2017

We look at the treatment of 'sleep in' care workers under the National Minimum Wage legislation - and the potential implications of Shannon v Rampersad currently awaiting a date before the Court of Appeal.

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Uplift to Awards Under the ACAS Code

David Gray-Jones Tuesday, June 21, 2016

In a case in which an Employment Tribunal makes an award of compensation it has the power to increase compensation by up to 25% if it finds that there has been a failure to comply with the requirements of any relevant ACAS Code of Practice on the part of the employer. It may also decrease compensation by the same percentage amount if it finds an unreasonable failure to comply with a relevant Code by an employee. The power is set out under s.207A of the Trade Union and Labour Relations...

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