Tag Archives: Holiday Pay

Holiday pay calculation nightmare continues to evolve

A recent case heard in the Court of Appeal has rejected an Employers Appeal that they did not underpay a part time, term- time worker in respect of their holiday pay. In Brazel v The Harpur Trust,  the Court of Appeal found in favour of the Employee. The original case saw Brazel challenge the way […]

Are employees still entitled to holiday pay when sick and should this leave be carried forward?

This is a question which seems to cause some confusion between employers and employees alike. In the recent case of Plumb v Duncan Print Group Limited the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) were asked to consider just that. Mr Plumb took four years’ sick leave following an accident at work. Upon dismissal, he sought payment for […]

Key areas for employers to keep an eye on in 2015

With the New Year just beginning, it’s time to look at some changes in store for employers in 2015. Family friendly changes The regulations governing such leave came into force on 1 December 2014 but apply to eligible parents whose children are due to be born or placed for adoption on or after 5 April […]

One Size Fits All: Choosing the right referencing period for holiday pay calculations

As the dust begins to settle following the judgment of the Employment Appeal Tribunal in the case Bear Scotland v Fulton, one key question for employers is how to determine what a reasonable reference period will be for calculating a week’s holiday pay. The courts noted that the amount of work and the payment for […]