Employment Law Bulletin June 2014

Welcome

So, the World Cup is over (isn’t it?) and British sporting hopes turn towards Wimbledon again. What better way to prepare than enjoying a review of the latest employment case law. Not a football-failure-related pun to be seen, we promise …

Lock, take stock and eschew smoking quarrels

British Gas v Lock

After literally months of anticipation, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has spoken. It is now clear that where a worker’s pay includes an intrinsic element of commission, that commission must be taken into account when calculating their holiday pay.