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National Minimum Wage – On Call Employees

18th February 2019

National Minimum Wage – On Call Employees

It has been announced that the Supreme Court will be considering the Minimum Wage treatment of payments made to employees whilst on call and “sleeping-in”. No date for the hearing in the Mencap case has been confirmed and it is expected that the delay will cause considerable concern within the care sector. The decision of the Supreme Court will provide finality on the matter in due course. 

If you should have any questions, please contact your usual haysmacintyre contact or Nick Bustin, Director of Employment Tax on 020 7969 5578 or via email at, or Joanne Hennessy, Employment Tax Senior Manager, on 020 7969 5579 or via email at