British Gas has been refused leave to appeal by the Supreme Court in the long-running case regarding the payment of commission during holiday.
Cases on appeal provides news on key case law developments that are expected.
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 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.
Law firm Eversheds has said its appeal on behalf of British Gas against the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) decision in British Gas Trading Ltd v Lock, on the inclusion of commission in holiday pay, will be heard on 11 July 2016.
David Malamatenios is a partner at Colman Coyle Solicitors. He rounds up the latest rulings.
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.
Consultant editor Darren Newman explains why an appeal to the Court of Appeal in the commission and holiday pay case of British Gas Trading Ltd v Lock could be a defining point in the relationship between EU and UK law. He also explains why the Government's view is that the Working Time Regulations are capable of being interpreted to comply with the Working Time Directive's requirement that commission should be included in holiday pay calculations.
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.
The EAT decision has been handed down in the long-running case of Lock v British Gas Trading Ltd, which was first brought to tribunal in April 2012.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to commission payments.