The 'Chocolate Snowman Appeal' is an amazing initiative that Anthony Collins Solicitors' (ACS) employees take part in every year.
In the case above, the employee received commission on his sales, rather than for the additional time undertaken. He could not, therefore, earn commission whilst on holiday. In calculating his holiday pay, the ECJ confirmed that UK law should ensure that a worker taking leave is paid by reference to payments that the worker would have earned if at work. Mr Lock was therefore entitled to include commission as part of his basic pay for the purposes of calculating his holiday pay. The UK Courts are yet to confirm, however, how such calculations would be made where the additional element of pay is variable.
The case re-affirms the principle highlighted last week that where a worker is paid a basic salary as well as variable elements directly linked to work, such as overtime or premiums, holiday pay calculations should include those variable elements.
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The Building Safety Bill (the Bill) is said to be the most significant and wide-ranging change to the regulatory environment for higher risk building (HRBs) for over 45 years.
On 4 November 2020, the Restriction of Public Exit Payments Regulations 2020 (the Regulations) came into force; exit payments for the public sector were capped at £95,000.
The case was brought by the Official Receiver who sought disqualification orders under section 6 of the Company Directors Disqualification Act 1986 (CDDA 1986) against the seven trustees of Kids Company and its CEO. It illustrates well the tension between the role of a fulltime paid CEO of a large charity and the role of its board as voluntary trustees/directors.
At the end of 2020, The Charity Governance Code was updated or 'refreshed' as it is termed on its website.
Anthony Collins Solicitors is today (Thursday 11 February) revealing the scale of its social impact during 2020.
In their first podcast of this series, current and future trainees will discuss their journey and route to securing a training contract at Anthony Collins Solicitors.
A recent prosecution by the Health and Safety Executive ("HSE") demonstrates the importance of organisations regularly inspecting, maintaining, and if necessary, repairing or replacing street furnitur
This is the second in our series of ebriefings on the Government's Green Paper: Transforming public procurement. The first one on public procurement principles can be found here.
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