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In Air Products plc v Cockram, the Court of Appeal held that the employment tribunal was correct to find that a rule in a long-term incentive share plan that employees whose employment terminates before they are 55 forfeit all unvested awards under the plan is justified.
We look at what priorities reward departments are working on this year, and how recruitment and retention pressures are shaping reward activities.
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, volunteer days and various allowances.
In Lock and another v British Gas Trading Ltd (No.2)  IRLR 946 CA, the Court of Appeal held that the Employment Appeal Tribunal was correct to uphold an employment tribunal decision that the Working Time Regulations 1998 can be interpreted to require employers to include workers' results-based commission in the calculation of their holiday pay.
XpertHR's latest research on Christmas and New Year working arrangements finds that employers will spend an average of £27,000 on celebrations during the 2016/2017 holiday period.
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.
David Malamatenios is a partner at Colman Coyle Solicitors. He rounds up the latest rulings.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to employee incentives.