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Sleep-in workers’ entitlement to national minimum wage
  • Spratt Endicott Solicitors
  • United Kingdom
  • August 10 2018

In the consolidated case of Royal Mencap Society v Tomlinson-Blake; Shannon v Rampersad (ta Clifton House Residential Home) 2018 EWCA Civ 1941, the

Sponsorship Management System: top tips for sponsor licence holders - part two
  • Shoosmiths LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 8 2018

In this second of two articles I'm going to share with you, as employers of sponsored migrant workers, five more pearls of wisdom that may have passed

Sleeping on the job: Are workers who ‘sleep in’ at their work place entitled to minimum wage for those hours spent sleeping?
  • BPE Solicitors LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 7 2018

The case of Royal Mencap Society v Tomlinson-Blake has been hotly debated over the last couple of years. Mrs Tomlinson-Blake was a support worker who

Sleep-in workers not entitled to NMW when asleep
  • Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (BLP)
  • United Kingdom
  • August 6 2018

The Court of Appeal has held that a care worker who was required to sleep at her workplace and be available to provide assistance when necessary was

A-Z Employment Law - July 2018
  • United Kingdom
  • July 25 2018

In May 2018 the Supreme Court held that a no oral modification (NOM) clause was legally effective. This judgment confirms that where a contract

Pimlico Plumbers judgment: What secured lenders need to know
  • DLA Piper
  • United Kingdom
  • July 20 2018

The UK Supreme Court recently handed down judgment in Pimlico Plumbers v Smith1, the latest decision on the hot topic of employment status in the “gig

To sleep, perchance to dream - but not to be paid the national minimum wage
  • Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 19 2018

In Royal Mencap Society v Tomlinson-Blake 2018 EWCA Civ 1641, the Court of Appeal has ruled that workers who work overnight sleep-in shifts in the

Care workers not entitled to minimum wage for sleep-in shifts
  • Lewis Silkin
  • United Kingdom
  • July 18 2018

In a case of huge significance for the care sector, the Court of Appeal (“CA”) has decided that care workers carrying out “sleep-in” shifts are not

Gig economy and discrimination?
  • RadcliffesLeBrasseur
  • United Kingdom
  • July 17 2018

The recent stream of cases dealing with worker status have focused on whether individuals who have been providing services to organisations are deemed

Sleeping on the job?
  • CMS
  • United Kingdom
  • July 17 2018

Care home workers carrying out sleep-in shifts do not have to be paid in full for the purposes of the National Minimum Wage Regulations (NMW