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”).

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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:

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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.

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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.

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Can Protecting a Disabled Employee’s Pay Be a Reasonable Adjustment...

Yes, according to the Employment Appeals Tribunal (“EAT”).

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