Holiday pay: the saga continues...

12 November 2014

Rarely can #holidaypay have trended on Twitter before the huge excitement generated by the Employment Appeal Tribunal’s judgment last week. The frenzied response by Government in setting up a taskforce to find ways of limiting the effect of the judgment, and the speculation over further appeals, make holiday pay the hottest of hot topics.

Although a number of questions remain, the judgment has clarified a number of points.  This note looks at all the recent UK and EU decisions on overtime and commission, and offers a guide on this complex area of employment law.