National minimum wage: Sleep-in shifts – challenging times for care providers

While the Mencap decision is good news for the cash-strapped care sector, it raises a number of difficult questions about what to do next, explain Emma Burrows and Anna Scott

Cases Referenced

  • British Nursing Association v Inland Revenue [2002] EWCA Civ 494
  • Burrow Down Support Services Ltd v Rossiter [2008] UKEAT 0592_07_2506
  • Royal Mencap Society v Tomlinson-Blake; Shannon v Rampersad (t/a Clifton House Residential Home) [2018] EWCA Civ 1641
  • Scottbridge Construction Ltd v Wright [2002] ScotCS 285
  • Walton v The Independent Living Organisation [2003] EWCA Civ 199