Updated to include information about changes to the rules on time limits for making good on benefits-in-kind, effective from tax year 2017/18 onwards.
Cases on appeal provides news on key case law developments that are expected.
We round up our resources that will help employers ensure that the Christmas period goes smoothly and manage issues relating to staff behaviour at the office party, lateness or non-attendance at work, refusal to work overtime, competing holiday requests and payment of bonuses.
XpertHR's latest research on Christmas and New Year working arrangements finds that employers will spend an average of £27,000 on celebrations during the 2016/2017 holiday period.
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.
Women continue to receive fewer promotions and earn less than men, according to the latest National Management Survey from XpertHR and the Chartered Management Institute (CMI).
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.
The findings of XpertHR's 2016 survey of benefits and allowances are examined focusing on location allowances, long-service awards, childcare vouchers and other benefits on offer.
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.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to pay-related incentives and awards.