A new report has found that many companies are not compensating their employees for working on bank holidays over Christmas.
The research has found that three per cent of employees will be working on Christmas Day – amounting to over one million people.
However, the survey of 2,000 British workers reveals that almost one-fifth (18 per cent) of those employees that have to work on Christmas Day will only get their normal rate of pay. For others, rates vary – 8 per cent say they will receive time and a quarter; 20 per cent will get time and a half; 35 per cent will get double pay; and 10 per cent will receive triple pay for working on 25 December. Read the whole article here