Regular voluntary overtime included in holiday pay

voluntary overtime pay

The case of Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council v Willetts and others has revisited the area of holiday pay, but it is the first time that the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has issued a ruling on voluntary overtime payments in the context of holiday pay. At the crux of the case, the question was whether payments […]

Can I make my employees work overtime?

Can I make employees work overtime?

There comes a time in every business when all hands are required on deck, paving the way for overtime. You are working all the hours in the day to make your business a success – but can you get the support you need by asking employees to work overtime? What is overtime? An employee’s Contract of […]

Undercalculating Overtime

Calculating Overtime

In November 2014, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) handed down its decision in the case of Bear Scotland Ltd v Fulton, which stated that, when calculating holiday pay, non-guaranteed overtime should be included in that calculation (read our report here). This potentially left the door open for employers to argue that this did not include […]

Holiday Pay & Overtime

The Employment Appeal Tribunal has handed down its decision in the holiday pay case of Bear Scotland Ltd v Fulton, which has attracted a great deal of media coverage. The main issue in the case was whether the Working Time Regulations had to be interpreted so that pay for “non-guaranteed” overtime has to be included […]