Additional information on the law on hours of work for NHS employers, including doctors in training, rest periods, the New Deal and unsocial hours. To be read in conjunction with the general information on the law on hours of work.
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.
A table listing the bank and public holidays in England and Wales in 2017.
A table listing the bank holidays in Scotland in 2017.
A table listing the bank holidays in Northern Ireland in 2017.
The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has refused to interfere with the 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.
In Federación de Servicios Privados del sindicato Comisiones Obreras v Tyco Integrated Security SL and another  IRLR 935 ECJ, the ECJ held that, for peripatetic workers who travel directly to customer addresses from home and who travel home directly from customer addresses at the end of the working day, the time spent travelling on those first and last journeys of the day is working time within the meaning of art.2 of the Working Time Directive.
A worked example setting out how to calculate a full-time worker's accrual of annual leave in the first year of employment, where the worker wishes to take holiday in the second month of employment.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to working time.