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Sick workers will be nauseated by the recent EAT decision on entitlement to carry over untaken holiday

The recent ruling by the EAT in the case of Sood Enterprises Limited v Healy may leave sick workers feeling even more sick! The EAT has found that the right of workers to carry over annual leave because they were … Continue reading

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What is ‘normal remuneration’ during periods of annual leave?

The Supreme Court has recently handed down judgment in British Airways- v- Williams and others and in so doing, overturned the Court of Appeal’s decision that BA was not in breach of the Civil Aviation (Working Time) Regulations (the Aviation … Continue reading

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Annual leave allowance for zero-hours workers

The German case of Heimann and anor v Kaiser GmbH has recently clarified a vexing issue for employers: that the annual leave allowance for short-time workers should be calculated on a pro rata basis, as if the worker was a … Continue reading

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Employment Law – Legislative look-ahead for 2012

As we enter the new year, Devonshires’ Employment Team has been examining the changes that lie ahead for employment legislation in 2012. This Bulletin provides an overview of upcoming legal developments, including unfair dismissal, pensions, gender diversity on boards, Employment … Continue reading

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The Working Time Regulations and holidays – are we finally seeing some solutions?

The Government is currently consulting on proposals to amend the Working Time Regulations to permit the carry-over of annual leave, by those employees who are unable to take it in the year which it accrues due to sickness absence. As … Continue reading

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Annual leave and sickness – it’s enough to give you a headache

This issue has come before the EAT again. See our previous blog post here. What happens to the annual leave entitlement of an employee who is ill-health absent if they don’t ask to take it before the end of the … Continue reading

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