Calculating holiday pay

  1. As we enter the busy holiday period it’s a good opportunity to recap and highlight employees’ holiday entitlements to ensure the employee doesn’t lose out, but also so that the employer doesn’t feel forced into doing more than they need to. Our simple guide provides practical information for businesses when calculating holiday entitlement for your […]

  2. There will be an extra Bank Holiday to mark The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee this year and many employers will be questioning if an employee is entitled to this extra days’ holiday. The answer to this question will vary depending on the wording of the employee’s contract. We review the HR implications of the additional Bank […]

  3. There will be an extra Bank Holiday to mark The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee in 2022 and many employers will be questioning if an employee is entitled to this extra days’ holiday. The answer to this question will vary depending on the wording of the employee’s contract. We review the HR implications of the additional Bank […]

  4. With the current traffic light system in place for travelling abroad, most Brits will have to self-isolate at home or quarantine in a hotel when they return. As this is generally for 10 days dependent on the country and whether it’s in red, amber or green, it’s important to keep an eye on the changing […]

  5. Read our round-up of the key HR myths at Christmas and the truths all employers and business owners need to know to manage their team effectively over the Christmas period. 1. HR Myths: Temporary Christmas-cover workers do not get holidays. Truth: All workers and employees get annual leave, including temporary, fixed term, zero hour or […]

  6. HMRC have now resolved ambiguities regarding annual leave in the time of coronavirus once and for all with a new piece of guidance which specifically address holiday pay and entitlement. The guidance which expands upon the very brief information previously provided by HMRC, confirms both that annual leave can be taken without interrupting the period […]

  7. For many businesses the end the end of the holiday year falls in line with the end of the financial year and subsequently over the next month or two you may receive increased requests for holidays as staff try to use up any outstanding holiday entitlement. Get free HR advice today about managing holiday pay […]

  8. Since 2014 there has been a growing number of cases that have looked into what employers should pay when an employee in on annual leave. It started with employers having to pay commission whilst annual leave was taken. Then it moved onto overtime, stating that regular and consistent overtime should be paid whilst employees take […]