Pole v Bajwa [2023]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    Case No: 3308843/2022
  • Legal Body
    Employment Tribunal (ET)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Contracts of Employment, Pay
Issues covered: Unlawful Deductions from Wages


The claimant worked for the respondent as a ‘groom’ and her contract was brought to an end in December 2021 with one month notice.  The claimant outlined that she was paid until the end of January 2022 thus complying with that right.  However, the claimant then did some work in early February under the title of a ‘freelance’ groom.  The contract of employment (which had come to an end) was paid under the apprentice rate.  The issue was the payment for the work (26.75 hours) that had been carried out in February.


The Tribunal dealt with this rather neat issue by examining the respondent’s response.  The respondent stated that the claimant was

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This article is correct at 04/05/2023

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