Dowie v Holywood No 1 Limited [2022]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    NIIT 38813/21
  • Legal Body
    Northern Ireland Industrial Tribunal (NIIT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Contracts of Employment, Pay, Tribunal Practice, Procedures and Jurisdictional Issues
Issues covered: Breach of Contract; Unlawful Deduction from Wages; Tribunal Procedure

The claimant was employed as a Chef at the Stokers Halt in Holywood which was run and operated by the respondent.  He started his role in May 2021 on an initial salary of £30,000 per annum. Things quickly moved with one week later the claimant being offered employment as ‘Sous Chef’ for a salary of £32,000 per annum and then Head Chef before the end of the month for £37,000 per annum. The claimant received his pay slip at the end of the month but was concerned by the fact that no tax deductions had been made. He had to follow this up with Inland Revenue to which he paid £760.00 for unpaid tax.  

The issue with pay slips continued with delay and receiving multiples at one

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This article is correct at 19/07/2022

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