New holiday pay ruling is a bonanza for workers

If you work voluntary paid overtime, a landmark decision today means you should receive additional holiday pay to reflect this. The Employment Appeal Tribunal today ruled that a worker’s overtime should be factored in when making holiday payments- regardless of what your contract of employment states. Until now, an annual leave payment could be calculated […]

Holiday pay must include commission says the EU

By employment law solicitor, Philip Landau  Under the Working Time Regulations (WTR), the majority of employees in the UK are entitled to 5.6 weeks paid annual leave. The recent European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruling in the case of Lock v British Gas Trading Limited has clarified, however, that “holiday pay” should extend beyond basic […]