Article Tag: Lock v British Gas Trading

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 »

Should holiday pay include commission?

Under the Working Time Regulations 1998, workers have a right to paid annual leave, putting the worker in a comparable position financially as if they were in work. However, until the decision of an Advocate General of the Court of Justice, holiday pay in the UK was not required to include any commission that would… Read more »