The European Court of Justice (ECJ) reiterated that if sickness prevents a worker from taking annual leave, his or her annual leave can be carried forward into the next holiday year. Bethan Odey summarises the case.
An employment tribunal has held that payments for purely voluntary overtime should be included in holiday pay.
We discuss various issues that can arise when employees take holiday.
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.
Updated to include the date of the Court of Appeal hearing in the Lock case, on the inclusion of commission in holiday pay.
Updated to refer to updated guidance from NHS Employers on calculating overtime and holiday pay.
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.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to annual leave and holiday pay.