Holiday pay and voluntary overtime Holiday pay has been a contentious issue in the workplace for some time. In the past, the court has considered whether an employee’s holiday pay should include allowances (such as “time away from base” allowance), commission and compulsory overtime. A question that had not yet been answered was whether voluntary… Read more
Contributor: Will Winch
Managing Associate, Employment
Will is a Managing Associate in the Employment department, dealing with contentious and non contentious matters. He acts for employers and employees, and many of his clients come from media, advertising and the finance industry. He is also a member of the Firm’s Recruitment Group, advising recruitment agencies in relation to all types of employment issues.
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Recent posts by Will Winch
After a slight delay, the Queen’s speech yesterday set out what we can expect in the way of new legislation over the next two years. Although it was brief and high level – avoiding too much detail – we have considered the potential implications for employment law. The speech referred to the government ensuring that… Read more
Whilst it is difficult to measure the frequency of cyber bullying in the workplace, there is no reason to believe it is any less prevalent than conventional bullying. In 2012, a study conducted by the University of Sheffield and the University of Nottingham (“Punched from the Screen”) found that up to 80% of respondents had… Read more