Holiday Pay Workshop – Friday 25th November 2016

The Holiday Pay Workshop takes place on Friday 25th November 2016 at FDR Law, 21 Bold Street, Warrington WA1 1DG. Aimed at Managers of HR and Payroll, the focus will be on understanding the complexities around calculating Holiday Pay, and the impact this can have on budget planning.  This hands-on workshop will be run by Kim Hayton and will take the format […]

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Sickness and Holidays

Absences in the workplace can happen at any time of the year, but during the Summer months, the number of holidays will increase whilst the children are off school. Any sickness absences in the workplace can add to the strain if teams are already operating on smaller numbers whilst colleagues are on holiday. Here are […]

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Summer Newsletter is now available!

The latest issue of the HaytonHeyes HR newsletter is now available Headlines in this edition include: Sickness and Holidays: How do you handle sickness absences during the holidays? Discrimination: latest ruling from the Employment and Discrimination Tribunal Facebook: recruitment procedure Life Coaching: What’s your dream? HR Projects: a view of recent HR activities Pets at […]

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Approving holiday requests may be easy…

.. but the calculation of Holiday Pay just got more confusing! Recent employment tribunal cases regarding the calculation of holiday pay have challenged the previously accepted position that employees with normal working hours should not have variable payments such as non-guaranteed overtime included in their holiday payment. The Bear Scotland v Fulton case ruled that […]

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Calculating Holiday Pay, Pulling a Sickie and Budget Changes

Calculating Holiday Pay In the case of the Lock v British Gas, the EAT has agreed that commission SHOULD be included in holiday pay calculations. This may be referred to the Court of Appeal, but expectations are that the case will not be overturned. Pulling a Sickie It may be considered acceptable by some employees […]

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Money Money Money

National Living Wage It was announced in the July 2015 Budget that a ‘National Living Wage’ for those aged 25 and over will be introduced from April 2016, which will start at a rate of £7.20 and will increase to £9.00 by 2020.  From 2016 the employment allowance will be increased by 50% from £2,000 […]

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