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        Dealing with holiday pay

        Calculating holiday pay should be simple and indeed that used to be the case. However, recent case law has meant that what elements should be included in a holiday pay calculation has become a controversial issue for employers. The law currently remains in a state of flux.

        Date: 30/09/2014

        Use the links below to keep up to date with case decisions and commentary on this topic and follow us: @DWF_Employment  for breaking news.

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        Take a look at our latest Holiday Pay articles:

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        Appeal in Lock v British Gas: Holiday pay must include commission

        Update on the appeal in Lock v British Gas

        Northern Ireland Court of Appeal: Voluntary overtime should be included in calcula ting holiday pay

        Lock decision to be appealed

        Commission decision: the next chapter… but the book isn’t closed yet

        Holiday pay and commission: Judgment delivered in Lock v British Gas

        Holiday pay and commission – a quick recap

        Government takes action to deal with holiday pay uncertainty

        Holiday pay – how did we get here? An analysis of recent case law 

        Holiday pay checklist

        The story of the year: A closer look at the EAT’s decision on holiday pay

        Holiday Appeals found in favour of employees – Overtime must be included

        Holiday pay – a round-up of the current position

        Lock case on commission and holiday pay due in Tribunal in October

        Calculating holiday pay – what to do in the meantime

        Holiday pay: After the EAT hearing has progress been made?

        Breaking news: key points from holiday pay cases in EAT

        Holiday pay state of flux – survey results are in…

        Part two holiday pay state of flux: Steps to take in the meantime

        Part one holiday pay state of flux: Our predictions

        Breaking news: Holiday pay should include commission

        The cost of holiday pay… the saga continues

        Cashing up holiday pay – a round up of the current position


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