Employment law cases

Pay awards/rises categories

All items: Pay awards/rises

  • HR's oral assurance over pay increase did not trump contract

    30 September 2014

    The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has held that an entire agreement clause was effective in precluding reliance on a prior oral assurance given by HR that salary would increase by annual increments subject to satisfactory performance.

  • Holiday pay: Holiday pay to include attendance and performance bonus

    16 February 2007

    In May Gurney Ltd v Adshead and others EAT/0150/06 the Employment Appeal Tribunal holds that the remuneration of employees entitled to a perfomance bonus "does vary with the amount of work done". Accordingly the amount of a week's pay for the purpose of calculating holiday pay will be determined by taking the employees' average pay over the 12 weeks preceding their holiday.

  • PRP scheme lacked transparency

    1 June 1994

    An assessment process for performance-related pay purposes, which led to a woman being paid £780 a year less than men on like work, suffered from confusion, double counting and an absence of transparency, rules a Norwich industrial tribunal (Chair: D R Crome) in Latham v Eastern Counties Newspapers Ltd.

About this category

Employment law cases: HR and legal information and guidance relating to pay awards/rises.