Key Recruitment UK Ltd v Lear - there is no time-limit for employer to lawfully recover overpayment of wages - EAT 21.2.08
Mr Lear worked for recruitment agency Key. He was paid commission in June 2006. When he resigned in April 2007 Key witheld that sum from his final payments - the client had not paid their bill. An employment tribunal held that this was an unlawful deduction of wages. Key appealed.