Taylors Service Ltd v Revenue and Customs Commissioners [2024]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    EAT 102
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
Issues covered: National Minimum Wage


The employers, the claimants in this case, appealed a decision made by the respondent that the time workers were spending travelling to and from their place of work should be remunerated at the national minimum wage. The background was that the workers were on zero-hour contracts and the employer provided a minibus to transport them to and from the farms.  The issue was whether this time should be regarded as ‘time work’ under the National Minimum Wage Act 1998 and as a result that the national minimum wage would have to be paid.


At first instance, the Tribunal found that it was ‘time work’ and the employer had to pay the national minimum wage for the time spent

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This article is correct at 02/07/2024

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