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The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) recently announced their decision in 3 separate cases which all looked at the issue of how to properly calculate a worker's holiday pay. As a result the cases were heard together and the EAT was able to give a single decision. You have probably heard plenty of talk about this already as the EAT's decision was of such importance to businesses and workers that even the national press has been following the story. To put it...

As you may have heard, the much anticipated day has arrived. The Employment Appeal Tribunal has given its ruling on whether non-guaranteed overtime must be taken into account for the purposes of calculating holiday pay. Please see our earlier blog – Sun, sea, sand and the ECJ The EAT has decided that overtime which an employer is not contractually obliged to offer but a worker is contractually obliged to perform if requested, must be taken into account when calculating an employee’s...

How long will it be before the calculation of holiday pay stops being a problem? Not for some time yet, it seems. In the UK, a worker is entitled to be paid during annual leave at a rate of a week's pay for each week of leave. Although this is easy to calculate for someone on a fixed annual income (just divide it by 52) or where hours or wages are variable (find the average of the last 12 weeks when there...