In Cook v Diageo, the EAT holds that the wording of the employees' contracts and a collective agreement, given its ordinary meaning, did not require statutory or occasional holidays to be fixed only by reference to local public holidays set by local authorities or chambers of commerce.
Sarah Collins of Addleshaw Goddard brings you a comprehensive update on the latest decisions that could affect your organisation and advice on what to do about them.
This week's case round-up from Eversheds, covering deductions from wages and employment status.
In Farrell Matthews & Weir v Hansen, the EAT holds that a non-contractual bonus that had been declared constituted wages under s.27(3) of the Employment Rights Act 1996. The employer's failure to pay it therefore amounted to an unlawful deduction from wages.
Practical guidance on recouping training costs from an employee who leaves, including obtaining express written agreement in advance; a sliding scale for recovery; and deductions from wages.
A model contract clause on deduction from wages for shortfall in stock for sales people.
The Court of Appeal has upheld the decision of the High Court in Wilson (HM Inspector of Taxes) v Clayton that a payment from an employer under a compromise agreement should be treated as a termination payment under s.403 of the Income (Earnings and Pensions) Act 2003.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to tax and deductions from pay.