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Holidays and holiday pay
Under the Working Time Regulations 1998, full-time workers are entitled to a minimum of 5.6 weeks’ annual leave in each leave year.
The calculation of holiday pay has been a major issue for employers in recent years. The trend has been for courts and tribunals to find that more than just base pay has to be included in holiday pay. This includes regular overtime and commission payments.
16 Sep 2019
The youngest and oldest staff working in atypical ways, such as temporary work, are the most at risk of missing...
3 Sep 2019
How should you calculate holiday pay for a term-time worker without regular hours?
A recent Court of Appeal decision, The...
12 Aug 2019
Increasing minimum holiday entitlement and wages would help solve the UK’s productivity crisis and stimulate economic growth, a think tank...
6 Aug 2019
Holiday pay for permanent staff who only work part of the year – such as term-time workers – should be...
5 Aug 2019
There are limits to the circumstances in which employers can take a candidate’s past criminal convictions into account when deciding...
22 Jul 2019
One in 14 UK workers are not receiving their legal holiday entitlement, with more than one million people not getting any paid leave at all
16 Jul 2019
The government has announced proposals for a single labour market enforcement body which will have powers to enforce minimum wage...
8 Jul 2019
Molson Coors Brewing Company is offering staff up to two weeks’ extra paid annual leave to be used for significant...
2 Jul 2019
Conservative leadership contender Jeremy Hunt has threatened to cancel all August annual leave across the civil service in order to...
2 Jul 2019
Can an employer ignore a grievance if the employee no longer works for the organisation?
The most popular FAQ on...
10 Jun 2019
Employers must now consider any voluntary overtime that is taken regularly in holiday pay calculations
22 May 2019
Outsourced workers at two government departments are striking over low pay and changes to pay cycles which a union has...
2 May 2019
The annual increase to the limits on compensation that can be awarded in an...
10 Apr 2019
The name Pimlico Plumbers has become synonymous with the gig economy and workers’ rights over the past eight years. And...