Employers Will Have to Pay Commission as Part of Holiday Pay...
As anticipated, the Court of Appeal confirmed on 7 October 2016, in the significant case of Lock v British Gas Trading Ltd, that employers will have to include result based commission when calculating holiday pay in accordance with the Working Time Regulations 1998 (“WTR”).
National Minimum Wage Rates Have Risen from 1 October 2016
With effect from 1 October 2016, the National Minimum Wage (“NMW”) hourly rates have increased:
Changes to the Taxation of Termination Payments
The government has published a consultation document on the simplification of the tax and National Insurance treatment of termination payments.
Holiday Pay – Revisited...
As the leading case on the implications of results-based commission and statutory holiday pay (British Gas Trading Ltd v Lock and another UKEAT/0189/15), awaits judgment in the Court of Appeal, we set out a recap on what currently should and shouldn’t be included in the calculation of holiday pay.
Can Protecting a Disabled Employee’s Pay Be a Reasonable Adjustment...
Yes, according to the Employment Appeals Tribunal (“EAT”).