How Do You Calculate Employee Holiday Correctly?

2017-04-25 - How Do You Calculate Employee Holiday Correctly - Lighter HR

Holiday calculations can often by confusing, for example, if someone joins or leaves a company part-way through a year, or what happens with holiday when on maternity leave. This blog post answers the questions we receive most frequently on how to calculate employee holiday.

What Happens to Annual Leave if Employees are Poorly on Bank Holidays?

2017-06-06 - What Happens to Annual Leave if Employees are Poorly on Public and Bank Holidays - Lighter HR

We know that this is now our third blog post in fairly quick succession on holidays but it’s a topic that we get a lot of questions about. This post covers quite a specific area of holiday leave, providing insights into managing an employee’s sick leave when public and bank holidays are included in their holiday entitlement.

How to Avoid Issues with Contractual Holiday

2017-05-09 - How to Avoid Issues with Contractual Holiday - Lighter HR

This post looks at contractual holiday entitlements and contract wording. Your employment contract will have a clause that deals with the holidays and it will usually be pretty brief and will cover all the basics. Whilst the contractual holiday clause is rather short, the actual wording will be important.

How to Calculate Holiday Pay

2014-11-06 - How to Calculate Holiday Pay - Lighter HR

In late 2014, the Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT) handed down a long-awaited decision regarding how businesses should be calculating holiday pay. This article provides a summary of the ruling and how it may impact your business and employment contracts.