GMB Union Launches Collective Action On Paid Holiday

GMB Union has launched a collective grievance on behalf of its members against platform-based private hire firm Bolt.  They are seeking to secure paid holiday for Bolt drivers who are engaged on a self-employed basis.  There is already precedent for paid holiday in similar gig economy businesses, which according to GMB is an industry standard […]

Temps and Umbrella Workers Holiday Calculations May Change

An important ruling from the Supreme Court in Harpur Trust v Brazel means that the way in which holiday entitlement is calculated for temporary and umbrella workers may change.  The case concerns the method of calculating holiday for a school music teacher (Mrs Brazel) who was  engaged on a zero hours contract to work during […]

042 Holiday Pay For Temporary Workers – The Pimlico Plumbers Case

All workers in the UK have a statutory right to 5.6 weeks paid holiday per year, and as a temporary worker it’s doubly important to make sure you receive your right.  So we’re chatting to legal expert and friend of the show Rebecca Seeley-Harris who sheds some much-needed light on the subject.  Join us to […]