Baynes v Getaquote Limited t/a Coversure Insurance Services [2019]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
  • Legal Body
    Employment Tribunal (ET)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Contracts of Employment, Pay
Issues covered: Unlawful Deduction from Wages; Training Costs; Apprenticeship

During the claimant’s employment with the respondent, she undertook a Level 3 NVQ in Advanced Apprenticeship in Business Administration.   This was largely funded by the college and Government with a small sum, that being £225, being contributed by the employer. 

The apprenticeship agreement between the college and the respondent stated that the apprentice should not be asked to financially contribute towards the course.  Alongside this agreement, the respondent asked the claimant to sign a ‘Study Agreement’ which stated that the claimant should reimburse the respondent if she resigned prior to completing the course.  She duly signed the Study Agreement.  The

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This article is correct at 29/10/2019

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