Updated to include information about proposed changes to the tax treatment of legal expenses, introduced by the Finance Bill.
The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has held that entirely voluntary overtime should be included in normal remuneration for calculating holiday pay.
Payments for purely voluntary overtime should be included in holiday pay if they are regular enough to constitute "normal pay", the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has confirmed.
Here, we look at the findings from the XpertHR survey of benefits and allowances, presenting data on the availability of a number of benefits including long-service awards, childcare and travel benefits, location payments and various allowances.
As the labour market remains tight, benefits packages have become a key part of organisations' recruitment and retention strategies. Our research shows the types of benefits employers have on offer.
Cases on appeal provides news on key case law developments that are expected.
An employment tribunal has held that ambulance workers' non-guaranteed overtime in respect of "shift overruns" should be included in the calculation of their holiday pay, but that on the facts of this case purely voluntary overtime does not have to be included.
The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has refused to interfere with the earlier EAT decision limiting the potential for claims for historical non-payment of holiday pay.
XpertHR research looks at annual leave provision, how employers calculate holiday pay, and arrangements for unused holiday entitlement.
What were the most significant employment case law decisions in 2016? Stephen Simpson counts down the 10 most important judgments for employers this year.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to premiums and allowances.