Month: April 2002

Budget ends sale and leasebacks for television productions

According to the Budget of 17 April 2002, provisions allowing television productions to qualify for UK tax relief are to be changed with immediate effect. There had been growing concern within the Government about the volume and type of project that has been qualifying for the tax relief. Therefore, in an effort to confine the …   Read more

Workers on long term sick leave entitled to holiday pay

In three linked appeals (Kigass Aero Components Ltd v Brown, Bold Transmission Parts Ltd v Taree, Macredie v Thrapston Garage), the Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that under the Working Time Regulations 1998 workers who are absent from work owing to long-term sickness are entitled to holiday pay.  This is so even where the worker …   Read more