Annual leave: Holiday pay and carry over – latest cases and the impact of the pandemic

Despite a welcome ruling in the long-running Pimlico Plumbers case, avoiding breaches of the law on annual leave remains fraught with difficulty, warn Nick Hine and Ben Payne Many furloughed or other employees have accrued a large amount of holiday which they have not been able to take or wanted to take during the pandemic. …
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Cases Referenced

  • Chief Constable of the Police Service of Northern Ireland & anor v Agnew & ors [2019] NICA 32
  • Fulton & ors v Bear Scotland Ltd & ors [2014] UKEATS/0047/13/BI
  • King v Sash Window Workshop Ltd & anor [2017] EUECJ C-214/16
  • Kreuziger v Land Berlin [2018] EUECJ C-619/16
  • Smith v Pimlico Plumbers Ltd [2021] UKEAT/0211/19/DA