sick leave and holiday entitlement

The House of Lords has today delivered its decision in the case of Stringer -v- HMRC which concerns whether or not an employee accrues holiday entitlement while off sick. The Court of Appeal had held that employees on sick leave did not accrue holiday entitlement while they were off sick but this decision has been…

smoking in the pub

I went to university at York and one of my favourite pubs (of many!) was the Brown Cow, not least for its finely kept Samuel Smith’s beers! The pub has made the news recently because the landlord, Paul Brown, has been sacked for gross misconduct and evicted for smoking in the pub. Not that remarkable…