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Case details

East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust (Appellant) v Flowers and others (Respondents)

Case ID: 2019/0149

Case summary

Issue

How should holiday pay be calculated on (i) the correct construction of the relevant, nationwide NHS employment contract; and (ii) in relation to the Working Time Directive?

Facts

The Respondents are all employed by the Appellant Trust. They alleged unlawful deductions from their holiday pay. They say that the calculation of holiday pay should take into account overtime in two cases: non-guaranteed overtime and voluntary overtime. The Appellant Trust disagrees.

Judgment appealed

[2019] EWCA Civ 947

Parties

Appellant(s)

East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust

Respondent(s)

Neil Flowers and others

Appeal

Justices

Lord Hodge, Lord Briggs, Lady Arden, Lord Burrows, Lady Rose

Hearing start date

22 June 2021

Hearing finish date

22 June 2021