Singh v The Members of the Mgt Committee of the Bristol Sikh Temple and Ors [2012]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeal Tribunal (UKEAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Flexible Working
Issues covered: Employee/Worker Status; NMW; Sikh Priest

This case involved an appeal against a decision that a Priest at a Sikh Temple who had received free accommodation and £50 a week from temple donations was not a “worker” within section 54(3)(b) of the National Minimum Wage Act 1998. The main question at issue was whether there was an agreement between the Appellant and the members of the Temple‟s management committee under which the Appellant owed a contractual obligation to serve personally. The appeal was allowed as it was found that the Tribunal had erred in relation to:-- the questions of “mutuality” and “personal performance of services”; and - in its approach to the question of an

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This article is correct at 24/02/2012

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