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Holiday Pay and Entitlements

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Good Employee Induction

Posted on 05 April 2022

If you are recruiting there is a great opportunity to welcome and engage new staff members when they join the organisation.  A good induction will al... Continue reading >

2022 Employment Changes

Posted on 14 December 2021

What to look out for in 2022:   The National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage From 6th April 2022, the new hourly rates recommended by the Low... Continue reading >

What is Custom and Practice in Employment?

Posted on 04 November 2021

Custom and practice relates to long standing working arrangements and practices that have become the norm.  These customs and practices may therefore... Continue reading >

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Jun, 2021

Understanding Annual Leave        

Posted by Helen in Holiday Pay and Entitlements

Key holiday rights Part-time workers are entitled to the same level of holiday on a pro rata basis If an employee leaves they get paid for any holiday they have accrued but not taken An employee continues to accrue holiday leave throughout periods of sickness, maternity, paternity leave etc. Zero hours ...

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May, 2020

Staff Sickness on a Bank Holiday?        

Posted by Helen in Holiday Pay and Entitlements

How sickness falling on a bank holiday is dealt with depends on whether bank holidays are included within statutory holiday entitlement or are in addition to the statutory entitlement.    Bank holidays included in statutory entitlement  If bank holidays are included in the 5.6 weeks statutory annual l...

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Aug, 2017

Holiday Pay - Employment Tribunal Ruling        

Posted by Helen in Holiday Pay and Entitlements

The matter of holiday pay has been rumbling on for some time now, but there has recently been a decision from the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) which throws some further lights on it.   The Case In Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council v Willetts and others, 56 council workers brought employment tribun...

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Jul, 2017

Refusing Holiday Requests from Employees        

Posted by Helen in Holiday Pay and Entitlements

It is nearly peak holiday time so here is our guidance on the potentially unpopular issue of having to refuse requests from employees.  It is a common myth that employees can take annual leave whenever they want. As long as each member of staff gets to use their leave entitlement at some point in the le...

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