Deduction from Wages (Limitation) Regulations 2014 come into force

Implementation date: 8 January 2015

The Deduction from Wages (Limitation) Regulations 2014 amend the Employment Rights Act 1996 to limit claims for backdated holiday pay to two years before the date the ET1 is lodged. In addition, the Regulations amend the Working Time Regulations 1998 (SI 1998/1833) to provide that the right to payment in respect of annual leave is not incorporated as a term into employment contracts. The Regulations affect claims presented to an employment tribunal on or after 1 July 2015.