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Holiday pay calculation cannot be pro-rated for a term-time worker

Can an employer pro-rata holiday pay for a part-year teacher who is employed on a term-by-term basis? “No” confirmed the Court of Appeal in Brazel v The Harpur Trust. The Working Time Regulations 1998 (WTR) provide workers with the right to 5.6 weeks' paid annual leave under Regs 13 and 13A.

Article by: Makbool Javaid | Published: 12 August 2019

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Research shows a Deny, Delay, Defend approach to whistleblowing

An All Party Parliamentary Group looking at the costs of whistleblowing has found that of 336 whistleblowers surveyed, 77.8% declared that the organisation retaliated against them, 14.2% indicated that organisation was not supportive and just 5.2% said the organisation was generally supportive.

Article by: Makbool Javaid | Published: 10 August 2019