Paid annual leave categories

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  • Holiday pay: the never-ending story continues

    10 October 2016

    In the latest holiday pay decision, the Court of Appeal in British Gas Trading Ltd v Lock and another has accepted that paid annual leave must include commission.

  • Holiday pay

    10 October 2016

    Workers have a statutory entitlement to 5.6 weeks' leave a year, during which they are entitled to be paid their normal pay. Recent case law developments have changed what may be regarded as "normal" and employers must now consider whether or not overtime and commission should be included in holiday pay.

  • Take part in our Christmas and New Year working arrangements survey

    12 September 2016

    XpertHR would like to invite you to take part in its annual survey of Christmas and New Year working arrangements, and what plans are in place, if any, for staff celebrations.

  • Bank holiday resources

    25 August 2016

    As the summer bank holiday for England, Wales and Northern Ireland approaches, we highlight popular resources to help employers manage bank holidays.

  • Podcast: Dealing with holiday-related issues

    19 August 2016

    We discuss the steps that employers can take to limit some of the problems that may arise when employees take holiday, including unauthorised absence and failure to return to work.

  • Significant employment law decisions in 2016

    25 July 2016

    We round up five significant employment law decisions that have been made so far, and look ahead to important judgments expected before the end of this year.

  • Podcast: Holiday pay - the saga continues

    15 July 2016

    The Royal Courts of Justice was the setting this week for the latest chapter in the holiday pay saga. We flag up the arguments before the Court of Appeal in the Lock case on the inclusion of commission and provide an overview on where employers stand on holiday pay calculations.

  • Lock holiday pay case heard by Court of Appeal

    13 July 2016

    British Gas Trading Ltd v Lock and another, the highly-publicised case regarding holiday pay, was heard by the Court of Appeal on 11 July.

  • Podcast: Mid-year employment law update

    8 July 2016

    We discuss the latest developments in employment law, including Brexit, the Trade Union Act, gender pay gap reporting and the apprenticeship levy.

  • Podcast: Tackling issues arising from major sporting events

    3 June 2016

    XpertHR editors Ellie Gelder and Sarah Anderson discuss the issues that major sporting events might present for employers in the countdown to Euro 2016.

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Editor's choice: HR and legal information and guidance relating to paid annual leave.