Burton v Soul Hair Limited [2023]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    Case No: 2408536/2022
  • Legal Body
    Employment Tribunal (ET)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Contracts of Employment, Pay
Issues covered: Unlawful Deduction from Wages


The claimant is a hair stylist and started employment with the respondent in 2015 at the age of 16She left her role in June 2022 after giving her noticeOne of the issues was with the contract – with one contract (there was a dispute as to the correct contract) stating that if the employee leaves employment within 6 months of completing a training course funded by the employer then the employee is to repay the amount. 

The claimant undertook a Wella Master Colour Programme in 2021The claimant graduated from the course in June 2022The respondent paid Wella £2,880 for the course feesThe final payslip for the claimant included the

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This article is correct at 23/11/2023

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