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FAQ’s: Holiday entitlement and pay of term-time and other part-year workers

United Kingdom - August 15 2019 Last week, the Court of Appeal ruled in Brazel v The Harpur Trust that employers can't pro-rate the holiday entitlement or pay of part year workers to...

Court of Appeal confirms voluntary overtime must be included in holiday pay

United Kingdom - June 12 2019 Last year, we reported the case of Flowers v East of England Ambulance Trust, where the EAT ruled that NHS staff employed under the 'Agenda for...

Does a rest break have to be continuous?

United Kingdom - March 5 2019 Under the Working Time Regulations 1998, adult workers are entitled to a rest break after six hours work. Employers can agree how long this rest...

Can zero hours workers compare contracts with full-time workers?

United Kingdom - July 24 2018 It is increasingly common for businesses to employ casual staff on zero hours contracts - contracts that do not guarantee any hours of work. Can they...

NHS staff win right to claim six years underpaid holiday pay

United Kingdom - July 18 2018 A ruling by the Employment Appeals Tribunal in Flowers v East of England Ambulance Trust gives NHS staff employed under the "Agenda for Change" terms...