Commentary

F. The illegality defence

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F. The illegality defence

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F.     The illegality defence

Claims relating to the failure to provide itemised pay slips are categorised as contractual claims and so the ordinary principles relating to illegal contracts apply (see Hounga v Allen [2014] UKSC 47, [2014] IRLR 811, [2014] ICR 847). As a result, if the underlying employment contract is held to be illegal – whether under statute or at common law – then the employer will have a valid defence and a worker who wishes

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