Perkins v The Best Connection Group Ltd [2021]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
  • Legal Body
    Employment Tribunal (ET)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Working Time, Pay, Coronavirus/Covid-19, Annual Leave and Holiday Pay
Issues covered: Holiday Pay; Furlough; Coronavirus

The claimant registered with the respondent, an employment agency, in June 2019.  The claimant worked on various assignments from June 2019 until the Coronavirus Lockdown was announced in March 2020.  There was uncertainty as to whether furlough would be given as the respondent had cash-flow concerns and thus were reluctant to make the payments and wait for Government reimbursement and they were unsure whether agency workers would be entitled.  

The claimant was informed in May that due to his long service and importance he had been identified as a worker who was eligible to join the furlough scheme. The claimant’s relationship with the respondent ended in the Summer of 2020

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This article is correct at 14/07/2021

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