Article Tag: employment and HR

Commission payments whilst on annual leave

Recently, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) handed down its decision in Lock v British Gas, holding that commission payments fall within the concept of normal pay and should therefore be taken into account when calculating the holiday pay to which a worker is entitled. Background to calculating pay The EU Working… Read more »

Fines for employers who lose at employment tribunals

From 6, April 2014 employers may face financial penalties when losing in an employment tribunal. The Employment Tribunals Act 1996 has been amended to allow an employment tribunal to make an order where the employer pays a financial penalty to the Secretary of State – when they conclude that the employer has breached the workers rights… Read more »