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Voluntary Overtime and Holiday Pay

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Nathaniel Caiden considers the recent Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) judgment in Dudley MBC v Willetts UKEAT/0334/16/JOJ that concerns the inclusion of voluntary overtime normally worked in calculating holiday pay.   Introduction On 31 July 2017, when many were actually on holiday, the EAT handed down the latest judgment dealing with holiday...
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Lock, take stock for the next few barrels….

Lock, take stock for the next few barrels….
Caspar Glyn QC analyses the recent Court of Appeal decision: Restricted to its own facts British Gas’ appeal has been unsurprisingly dismissed. However, the decision was a close one - in the words of the court it “wavered.” Questions as to the correct reference period and whether a banker’s bonus should be reflected in holiday pay were expressly re...
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Court of Appeal dismisses British Gas’ appeal in Lock

Court of Appeal dismisses British Gas’ appeal in Lock
The Court of Appeal handed down judgment today in the case of Lock and another v British Gas Trading Ltd [2016] EWCA Civ 983, upholding the EAT’s decision earlier this year that holiday pay must include results-based commission. The Court of Appeal affirmed the EAT’s finding that the employment tribunal had not erred in reading words into the Worki...
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