Should Holiday Pay Now Include ‘Commission Payments’ And ‘Overtime’?
Yes, according to a recent decision from the Court of Justice of the European Union (“CJEU”) in Lock v British Gas Trading Ltd. Employers need to be aware of two recent cases which could have a significant impact on how much employees are paid when they take holidays.
The Queen's Speech
The Queen delivered her speech, opening the final session of Parliament before the General Election, on Wednesday 4 June 2014. The speech contained details of a number of employment related measures in the Government’s proposed legislative programme.
Turner Parkinson Deal Flow Continues
Manchester business law firm Turner Parkinson LLP has continued a fast-paced 2014 with a flurry of deal activity in the last month, having advised on Plan B (equity investment by NWF), Winning Pitch (£2.5m investment) and culminating with advising the shareholders of The fresh Group on their partial exit from the business, with NVM backing a management buy-out of the business.
Turner Parkinson Advise on Sale of Manchester Biotech Company
Turner Parkinson’s Corporate team, working alongside Baker Tilly, has advised the shareholders of Manchester-based biotech company Euprotec Ltd on the sale of the business to German company Evotec AG.
Financial Planning Company Buys in Heald Green
Financial services business Carpenter Rees has purchased a new site for its headquarters in Heald Green.