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Holiday Pay and Entitlements

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Having to Consider Redundancies?

Posted on 12 August 2020

  Here we set out the key areas an employer needs to consider and work through to handle any potential redundancies.   Considerations before Redunda... Continue reading >

Staff Sickness on a Bank Holiday?

Posted on 18 May 2020

How sickness falling on a bank holiday is dealt with depends on whether bank holidays are included within statutory holiday entitlement or are in addi... Continue reading >

Furlough Information

Posted on 28 March 2020

We are in a strange and desperate place just now and due to numerous requests for documentation in relation to the furlough of staff we have temporari... Continue reading >

18
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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04
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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12
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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05
Apr, 2017

How to Calculate Annual Leave Entitlement for Part Time Employees        

Posted by Helen in Holiday Pay and Entitlements

Under the Working Time Regulations all workers have a right to at least 5.6 weeks of paid annual leave (28 days per year for staff working 5 days per week), but calculating it for part time employees is a frequently asked question. Part-time workers are entitled to equal treatment with full-time employee...



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