Holiday pay update

By Angela Strzyzewska, Solicitor.   There have been recent developments in case law concerning workers’ holiday pay. In light of these developments,...
Angela Strzyzewska
2nd Jul 2019

Good Work Plan - Government Proposals

The government has today announced proposed changes to workers’ rights, claiming that ‘the UK will become one of the first countries to address the challenges...
Amanda Deeley
7th Feb 2018

Holiday Pay for Voluntary Overtime

Should voluntary overtime be taken into account when calculating holiday pay?
Gillian Cumming
3rd Aug 2017

Holiday Pay Claims

A gap of more than three months breaks the series of alleged unlawful deductions.
Amanda Deeley
19th May 2017

Holiday Pay Update

In October 2016, we reported that, subsequent to the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) having dismissed the appeal of British Gas in the well-publicised ‘Lock’...
Caroline Cockbain
7th Mar 2017

Holiday Pay Update

In our update 204 we explained that the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) dismissed the appeal of British Gas in the well-publicised Lock case.  
David McRae
18th Oct 2016

European Court of Justice rules worker prevented from taking annual leave due to sickness can carry it forward to next holiday year

In the case of Sobczyszyn v Szkoła Podstawowa w Rzeplinie, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) considered whether a Polish teacher who was unable to take...
David Reid
9th Aug 2016

Holiday pay update

Many of our readers will already have read in the press that the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) dismissed the appeal of British Gas in the well-publicised Lock case.
Stuart Swan
19th May 2016

Holiday Pay - Voluntary Overtime

The Court of Appeal in Northern Ireland has expressed the view that overtime which is entirely voluntary should be included in the calculation of statutory...
Louise Walker
6th Jul 2015

Holiday Pay - Limit on Claims

The Deduction from Wages (Limitation) Regulations 2014 came into force on 1 July 2015. The primary aim of the Regulations is to limit the impact on businesses...
Louise Walker
6th Jul 2015

Sick employees must request holidays to get holiday pay - Expert Comments

As regular readers of our updates will be aware, there has recently been a tide of court judgments upholding the rights of long-term absentees to receive...
David Reid
15th Nov 2011

Dismissed Worker and holiday pay - Expert Comments

Dismissed Worker entitled to previous year's holiday pay - EAT judgment has determined that a worker who had been on sick leave for an entire leave year was...
David Reid
23rd Aug 2011
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