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Residential care home When assessing minimum standard wage

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Residential care home
When assessing minimum standard wage for sleep ins, can perks such as all meals are provided, 3weeks sick leave on full pay is part of the contract and Xmas bonus is always given be taken into consideration?
Sleep in rate was £40.80 for ten hours
Pay rates range from £7.12 to ££9.04 per hour.

Arguably no, the perks should not be taken into consideration.

See the case of whittlestone v BJP where the EAT held that the worker should be paid at least the national minimum wage for all sleep in hours.

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