Care providers avoid possible ‘catastrophic’ costs following court decision

Supreme Court grants permission to appeal sleep-in judgment
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The Supreme Court has unanimously dismissed appeals in the sleep-in case meaning UK care providers will not have to face ‘potentially catastrophic’ costs. The issue was whether employees who sleep-in to carry out duties if required, engage in ‘time work’ for the whole shift or whether they are working for National Minimum Wage (NMW) payment…

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