Sorting out the holiday pay calculations

Recent decisions in the European court of justice and UK courts have led to some confusion around the calculation of holiday pay. They could mean that additional and variable payments such as overtime, shift allowances will need to be taken into account.

Some of these decisions have been or are still being appealed, so there has been and continues to be considerable uncertainty. Sandy Adirondack has worked through the various information to clarify things as best she can, on her Legal Update pages. This includes summary of the key points, more detailed explanations of the relevant legislation and cases, and a to-do list of implications and actions, at