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Coronavirus: interaction between annual leave and furlough

There have been many questions raised by employers about whether employees can request or be required to take their annual leave, including bank holidays, during furlough. What’s the position? More...


Calculating statutory holiday dues for new staff

Where a new worker starts employment part-way through your holiday year, they have a pro rata statutory holiday entitlement for the remainder of that holiday year. How do you calculate that and what special rules apply here? More...


Holiday pay reference period increasing

The Working Time Regulations are being amended to increase the holiday pay reference period for variable remuneration from twelve weeks to 52 weeks from 6 April 2020. What does this amendment mean in practice? More...


Only four weeks’ leave must be carried over for sick staff

The Court of Justice of the European Union has confirmed that national laws can limit the carry-over of holiday to four weeks’ annual leave in cases of sickness absence. What are the implications for UK employers? More...


Holiday pay calculation for part-year workers confirmed

The Court of Appeal has upheld the Employment Appeal Tribunal’s ruling that holiday pay for part-year workers isn’t subject to a pro rata reduction. What should you do now? More...


Holiday pay must include regular voluntary overtime pay

The Court of Appeal has confirmed that the calculation of holiday pay must include voluntary overtime pay that’s sufficiently regular and settled. What does this now mean for your own holiday pay calculations? More...


New holiday pay guidance for employers


Workers may carry over holiday if not encouraged to take it

The Court of Justice of the European Union has held that workers don’t automatically lose the right to holiday if they didn’t seek to take it because they weren’t encouraged to do so. What does this mean for employers? More...


Calculating holiday pay for workers with irregular hours

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has considered whether it’s acceptable to cap a zero hours, term-time only worker’s holiday pay at 12.07% of annual earnings. What was its decision and what are the implications if you employ irregular hours workers? More...


Risk of new holiday pay claims

Following a recent Court of Justice of the European Union case, it’s possible that you may now receive substantial claims for holiday pay from your contractors. Why is this? More...
Last updated: 29.05.2020

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