How to define ‘regularity’ in relation to holiday pay

Posted in : Seamus Says - Employment Law Discussion on 2 August 2019
Seamus McGranaghan
O'Reilly Stewart Solicitors
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Scott: So we don't know the reference period. It could be 12 months. It could be 12 weeks. It could be longer. It could be less. But 12 months seems, felt fair for most people. But when you look at redundancy payments and such, like in terms of the employment, it's 12 weeks if you go back. So it's going to be something around there, but it should be what's reality? What gives a better idea of regularity or normality? But working regularly, what does that mean? I mean, then there's no real guidance. If you do it once every two months, if you do it every three months, if you do it twice a year, if you do it every month, what's regularity?

Hannah: Well, it would be great if we actually

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Seamus McGranaghan
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