Archive: Sep 2015

  • What does holiday pay include?

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        Under the Working Time Regulations 1998 workers are entitled to be paid during statutory annual leave at the rate of “a week’s pay” for each week of annual leave, calculated in accordance with the Employment Rights Act 1996 (“ERA”). However, following two decisions of the European Court of Justice, the Employment Appeal Tribunal […]

  • Living Wage

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    Living Wage George Osborne’s last budget heralded a ‘new’ living wage of £9 per hour by 2020, but what does this actually mean for businesses. While, at this time, we have no idea by what amount or when incremental changes are going to take place we do know that inception will be in April 2016 […]

  • Working Time for Mobile Workers

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    Working Time for Mobile Workers – New Judgment from Court of justice of the European Union. In a fairly surprising judgment the CJEU has decided that, for mobile workers, travelling time from their home to their assignment is ‘working time’ for the purposes of the Working Time Directive. The case was brought in Spain on […]