We provide a mid-year round-up of the key legal developments for employers, including the Trade Union Act, gender pay gap reporting, public-sector exit payments, the apprenticeship levy and the latest position on holiday pay cases.
In this week's podcast we discuss how employers can take advantage of the employee engagement opportunities that major sporting events like Euro 2016 offer, as well as highlighting some of the issues that might arise during the event such as competing requests for time off and absenteeism.
The Government has launched a call for evidence to gather information to develop a new strategy to support carers.
This XpertHR survey on annual leave arrangements covers responses from 365 employers and details the median basic holiday entitlement, plus the formulas used by employers to calculate holiday pay.
Updated to include the date of the Court of Appeal hearing in the Lock case, on the inclusion of commission in holiday pay.
Additional information on the law on holiday and holiday pay for NHS employers. To be read in conjunction with the general information on the law on holiday and holiday pay.
In Lock and another v British Gas Trading Ltd (No.2)  IRLR 316 EAT, the EAT held that the domestic Working Time Regulations 1998 are capable of being interpreted in a manner consistent with the requirements of EU law, which include the requirement to factor results-based commission payments into the calculation of holiday pay.
We discuss the recent Employment Appeal Tribunal decision in British Gas Trading v Lock and another and take a look at the reporting requirement on larger companies to provide modern slavery statements.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to time off work.