Tag Archives: holiday

Employers will have to pay commission as part of holiday pay, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has confirmed.

Yesterday, Monday 22nd February, a decision was handed down in the long-running case of Lock v British Gas Trading Ltd, which was first brought to tribunal in April 2012. The case involves Mr Lock – a British Gas salesperson – whose remuneration package included a basic salary plus commission however when he took annual leave, he would […]

Ground Breaking Decision

Workers have today won a groundbreaking case at the Employment Appeal Tribunal to include overtime in holiday pay.  Previously when calculating holiday pay employers would only consider the employee’s basic pay however this ruling now means that people working voluntary overtime could claim for additional holiday pay. A ruling is yet to be made on […]

Travel Insurance: You Get What You Pay For!

As we gradually claw our way out of this most recent ice age one’s mind naturally drifts towards the idea of a well earned holiday. When doing this travel insurance often remains on the periphery of the mind as we lose ourselves in the where’s, who’s and what-to-do’s of planning a break. Travel insurance isn’t […]