Vision Events (UK) Ltd v Paterson 
Legal BodyEmployment Appeal Tribunal (UKEAT)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionPay and Conditions of Employment
The employee in this case was promoted. Upon promotion he received a salary increase but lost the right to overtime payments. Instead, he could take part in a flexible working scheme. He amassed an amazing 1000+ hours in flexitime before being made redundant.
The employee sought payment for the unused flexitime accrued by him. The employer offered to pay half (they argued as a gesture of goodwill) and asked him to use up excess flexitime during his notice period. The employee refused both offers.
A tribunal found in his favour, notwithstanding the handbook was silent on payment. The tribunal
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