Industrial & Commercial Maintenance Ltd v Briffa EAT/0215/08 & EAT/0216/08

Reports relating to this case:

  • Working time: Statutory annual leave notice requirements were varied by contractual terms

    Date:
    24 October 2008

    The Working Time Regulations 1998 permit employers to specify the dates on which workers are to take annual leave, subject to notice requirements that may be varied or excluded by means of a "relevant agreement". In Industrial & Commercial Maintenance Ltd v Briffa EAT/0215/08 & EAT/0216/08, the EAT held that a variation incorporated into the employee's contract of employment amounted to such an agreement.

  • Case of the week: Holiday pay

    Date:
    14 October 2008

    This week's case of the week, provided by Cripps Harries Hall, covers holiday pay.

  • Industrial & Commercial Maintenance Ltd v Briffa

    Date:
    17 September 2008

    The Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that a contractual term can override the requirement in the Working Time Regulations 1998 that employers give employees notice of holiday dates that is double the amount of time to be taken.