Bank holidays: six things employers need to know

Are employees entitled to extra pay for working on bank holidays? What does an employer do if an employee refuses to work on a bank holiday? How should bank holidays be managed for part-time employees? Bank holidays can raise a myriad of issues for employers – we...

When does overtime have to be included in holiday pay?

Holiday pay must be calculated on the basis of the employee’s normal pay. Where an employee normally works overtime, this should be included in the calculation of their holiday pay. Overtime that the employer is contractually obliged to offer and that employees...

Gender pay gap falls to 12.5%

The gender pay gap at UK organisations has shrunk for the third consecutive year, early analysis has shown, but the true picture will only emerge once all eligible employers have published their data in the autumn. PwC’s analysis of available gender pay gap data for...

Homeworkers: What can you claim in tax relief

As a result of the Covid19 pandemic, there has been an explosion in the number of employees working from home with many of those based at home for the first time in their careers. As a consequence, there will be many people who are unaware that they may be entitled to...