Holidays and Extended LeavePosted in : HR Updates on 18 April 2011
Helen O'Brien writes:
With William and Kate’s marriage just around the corner and the additional bank holiday headache fresh in the minds of many, it’s an ideal time to look at the subject of holiday entitlement.
1. Statutory Holiday Entitlement
All workers are entitled to a minimum of 5.6 weeks paid holiday in each “leave year” from 1 April 2009 (which equates to 28 days for workers who work a five-day week).
For workers who start or leave employment part way through a leave year, the entitlement is to a pro-rata proportion of 28 days’ leave, based on the portion of the year worked.
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