Tag archives: holiday pay

UK Supreme Court holds that plumber engaged by Pimlico Plumbers was a “worker” and not a self-employed contractor

The Supreme Court has dismissed the latest appeal by Pimlico Plumbers Ltd (the Company) against the employment tribunal’s decision that one of its plumbers, Mr Smith, was a “worker” under the provisions of the Employment Rights Act 1996 (ERA) and the Working Time Regulations 1998 (WTR).   The Supreme Court held that, on the facts of … Continue reading

Enforcement of the right to paid holiday under the UK Working Time Regulations ruled incompatible with the EU Directive

The Court of Justice of the European Union (ECJ) has ruled that the method of enforcement of the right to paid holiday in the UK Working Time Regulations (WTR) is incompatible with the EU Working Time Directive. This is because, if an employer refuses to pay a worker for a period of holiday, under the … Continue reading

How to calculate holiday pay in the UK – an update

This post was contributed by Lindsey Hooper, Associate, Norton Rose Fulbright LLP (London)  As mentioned in our briefing posted in December 2014 (Holiday Pay: Where are we now?), there has recently been litigation in the UK in relation to the correct calculation of holiday pay and the factors which should be taken into account. The current … Continue reading

Holiday pay: where are we now?

Following a recent decision of the Employment Appeal Tribunal, employers now need to calculate holiday pay to include non-guaranteed compulsory overtime. For the latest advice from the London employment team on how to calculate holiday pay, please view our briefing.… Continue reading
LexBlog