Category Archives: Reward

No fixed place of work – Travel time within working hours

Federación de Servicios Privados del sindicato Comisiones obreras (CC.OO.) v Tyco Integrated Security SL, and Tyco Integrated Fire & Security Corporation Servicios SA   The European Court of Justice has ruled that where there is not “a fixed or habitual place of work”, time spent travelling to and from work (their first and last customer) will […]

2014 -5 CIPD Reward survey

The main aim of the CIPD’s research was to provide benchmarking in respect of current and emerging practices and trends in UK reward management.  The key trends are: Top 3 factors influencing factors are: Organisational ability to pay (78%), ‘Going rate’ of competitors’ pay rises (46%), and, Recruitment & retention issues (45%). Base Pay:             The […]

Principle established that voluntary overtime should be included in holiday pay

Patterson v Castlereagh Borough Council [2015] NICA 47 The principle The Northern Ireland Court of Appeal has held that there is no reason in principle why voluntary overtime should not be included in holiday pay, if it is normally carried out and is an “appropriately permanent feature” of the worker’s remuneration. The Court of Appeal […]

Pay Trends – June 2015

A survey carried out by XpertHR has collected details of 369 pay awards that are effective in the three months to the end of May 2015. (Covering approx. 2.3 million employees, they include 279 basic pay awards and 90 that are based on a measure of performance. Key findings are:. Headline pay award unchanged. No change […]