An Update on Holiday Pay

The government has recently been circulating adverts promoting the holiday pay awareness campaign. ‘Holiday pay: it comes with the job’ is part of the modern Industrial Strategy, which aims to give employers and workers a better understanding of both workplace rights and responsibilities. Recent research suggests some 1.8 million people currently do not receive the … Continue reading An Update on Holiday Pay

Are Your Employees Receiving the Correct Holiday Pay?

Almost all employees are entitled to 5.6 weeks paid holiday per year, but what rate should this based on: their basic pay or should it include any overtime or commission? The Working Time Regulations Act 1998 declares that employers should use basic pay to calculate holiday entitlement, but this contradicts the European Working Time Directive … Continue reading Are Your Employees Receiving the Correct Holiday Pay?

Underpaid & Overworked?! Changes To Ruling On Holiday Pay & Overtime

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has recently made a decision regarding holiday pay and overtime that may have a huge impact on employers in the UK. The EAT ruled on its interpretation of the Working Time Directive that overtime pay should be included in pay for holiday leave. Previously, employers have been paying holiday pay based … Continue reading Underpaid & Overworked?! Changes To Ruling On Holiday Pay & Overtime

HMRC Targeting Direct Selling

From time to time the Revenue look at different sectors of the economy and focus their attention on making people aware of what their responsibilities are. They are currently looking at the direct selling market. Direct selling is when you sell direct to customers either door - to - door, in the customers home or in … Continue reading HMRC Targeting Direct Selling