Annual Leave & Working Time Archives – BDBF LLP

Injury to feelings awards available in breach of working time cases

A SIXTH ANNIVERSARY MESSAGE FROM GARETH BRAHAMS, MANAGING PARTNER OF BDBF   The Employment Appeal Tribunal has decided that compensation for injury to feelings can in principle be awarded in respect of working time detriment claims. This type of compensation is...

Stand by for new rules on shift pay

A SIXTH ANNIVERSARY MESSAGE FROM GARETH BRAHAMS, MANAGING PARTNER OF BDBF   The ECJ has once again shaken up rules on working time in a recent employment case on stand by shifts. Previously, on call or stand by shifts would count as working time only if the...