The Supreme Court has granted the East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust permission to appeal the Court of Appeal's ruling that regular voluntary overtime should be included in Working Time Directive holiday pay. The Supreme Court will also look at the second part of the Court of Appeal's ruling that the claimants had a contractual entitlement to have voluntary overtime taken into account for the purposes of calculating holiday pay in accordance with the NHS Terms and Conditions of Service Handbook.
A female council worker has settled her sex discrimination claim for £25,000. She was instructed to go to a different office, ahead of an inspector's visit, to clean the kitchen and the toilets. She was told the toilets "needed a woman's touch" despite the fact that cleaning was not within her job description.