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I work a lot of overtime. Should my holiday pay reflect this overtime?
Yes. Following a series of important court rulings brought by unions, it is now established that holiday pay must be your 'normal' wages. This means it must include all the pay components you would normally have earned had you not been on holiday.
This includes, for example, guaranteed and regular non-guaranteed overtime, travel time payments, shift or weekend premium payments and anti-social hours payments.
It is unlawful, following these rulings, for your employer to pay you holiday pay based on basic pay only, excluding your overtime. Speak to your union if you are concerned about how holiday pay is calculated where you work.