Updated to include revised advisory fuel rates, effective from 1 September 2016.
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 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.
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.
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.
The Court of Appeal has heard the appeal in the important holiday pay case British Gas Trading Ltd v Lock and another, in which it is considering the application to UK law of the European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruling that commission must be included in holiday pay calculations.
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.
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.
Despite falling short of performance expectations, nearly a quarter of managers are still taking home extra pay on top of their salaries, according to research published by XpertHR and the Chartered Management Institute (CMI).
HR and legal information and guidance relating to pay-related incentives and awards.