We round up seven significant employment law decisions expected in 2017, with cases pending on employment status, equal pay, whistleblowing, employment tribunal fees and holiday pay.
A table listing the bank holidays in Northern Ireland in 2018.
A table listing the bank holidays in Scotland in 2018.
A table listing the bank holidays in England and Wales in 2018.
The Court of Appeal has held that the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) was correct to uphold an employment tribunal decision that the Working Time Regulations 1998 can be interpreted to require employers to include a worker's commission in the calculation of his or her holiday pay.
The European Court of Justice (ECJ) reiterated that if sickness prevents a worker from taking annual leave, his or her annual leave can be carried forward into the next holiday year. Bethan Odey summarises the case.
An employment tribunal has held that payments for purely voluntary overtime should be included in holiday pay.
We discuss various issues that can arise when employees take holiday.
The Court of Appeal heard Lock and another v British Gas Trading Ltd, on commission in holiday pay, on 11 July. We round up where we are with holiday pay case law and flag up the key arguments that were discussed before the Court of Appeal in the Lock case.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to annual leave and holiday pay.