Antuzis & Others v DJ Houghton Catching Services Ltd [2021]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    EWHC 971
  • Legal Body
    England and Wales High Court (EWHC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Contracts of Employment, Pay, Annual Leave and Holiday Pay
Issues covered: Breach of Contract; Aggravated Damages; Deductions from Wages

The claimants were migrant workers who had been employed by the defendant company.   Instead of bringing Tribunal claims, they brought breach of contract claims against the company due to unpaid wages, failure to pay minimum wage, unlawful deductions from their wages and a failure to pay holiday pay.   They also brought claims personally against the directors due to their part in inducing a breach of contract.   At a previous substantive hearing it was held that the defendant was liable, which left damages to be assessed.

In terms of the substantive decision, the High Court had already established that the claimants had proved they were working more hours than

Already a subscriber?

Click here to login and access the full article.

Don't miss out, register today!

Are you fully aware of the benefits of Legal-Island's Employment Law Update Service? We help hundreds of people like you understand how the latest changes in employment law impact on your business.

Help understand the ramifications of each important case from NI, GB and Europe

24/7 access to all the content in the Legal Island Vault for research case law and HR issues

Ensure your organisation’s policies and procedures are fully compliant with NI law

Receive free preliminary advice on workplace issues from the employment team at Worthingtons Solicitors

Already a subscriber, now or Register

This article is correct at 10/05/2021

The information in this article is provided as part of Legal-Island's Employment Law Hub. We regret we are not able to respond to requests for specific legal or HR queries and recommend that professional advice is obtained before relying on information supplied anywhere within this article.

Jason Elliott BL

The main content of this article was provided by Jason Elliott BL. Email

View all articles by Jason Elliott BL