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Should holiday pay include commission?

Meredith Hurst Monday, December 16, 2013

Advocate General Bot has given his opinion on how to calculate the holiday pay of workers whose remuneration is made up of a fixed component and a regular variable component. In the case referred, Mr Lock was paid a basic salary and regular commission payments for sales achieved in the previous period. The Advocate General considered that holiday pay of workers should comprise both their basic salary and an amount that reflects the commission, or other regular variable component, previously...

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Sunday Working - Religious Discrimination

Meredith Hurst Tuesday, December 10, 2013

In another case (in a long line of cases brought by those of the Christian faith) the employment tribunal finds against the claimant.

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Restrictive Covenants

Meredith Hurst Sunday, December 1, 2013

The Court of Appeal has adopted a hard-line employer friendly approach to restrictive covenants in two recent cases.

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TUPE changes

Meredith Hurst Tuesday, November 19, 2013

The draft TUPE amendment regulations have now been published due to be in force January 2014. This follows consultation this year by the Government on changes.  This arose from concerns that the regulation caused difficulties for businesses in practice and went beyond the requirements of the European legislation, the Acquired Rights Directive. A number of changes were considered including the abolition of the service provision changes and removal of the requirement to provide employee...

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TUPE Workshop: 27.11.2013

Meredith Hurst Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Thomas Mansfield will be hosting a workshop on the forthcoming amendments to the Transfer of Undertakings Regulations. We would be delighted to welcome you to this free event.

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