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Holiday Pay and Entitlements

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An Employee Resignation During a Disciplinary Process

Posted on 02 September 2021

An employer cannot refuse to accept an employee’s resignation at any time.  If an employee has submitted their resignation it is valid even if the ... Continue reading >

What is Workplace Mediation?

Posted on 02 September 2021

Mediation is where an impartial third party, helps people in dispute to attempt to reach a resolution by facilitating a conversation between the parti... Continue reading >

Key Information on Overtime

Posted on 02 September 2021

Overtime is usually classed as hours worked above normal full time hours. Salaried positions often do not attract overtime payments, but it is common ... Continue reading >

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16
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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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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