If a part-time employee is contracted to work a half day on a bank holiday, is he or she entitled to an additional half day's holiday to take at another time?
Will an employee accrue holiday during his or her notice period?
If an employer provides for pro rata bank holiday entitlement for part-time employees, how should it calculate this?
If an employee’s contract states that his or her holiday entitlement is a certain number of days "plus eight bank holidays" is he or she entitled to an extra bank holiday that is granted one year?
Are employers required to provide pay or time off in lieu of bank holidays that coincide with maternity leave?
Where an employee's period of paternity leave coincides with a bank holiday, is the employer under any obligation to provide a compensatory day off or pay in lieu?
Yes, in respect of statutory entitlement to 5.6 weeks' paid annual leave under the
Working Time Regulations 1998 (SI 1998/1833). Workers should be paid for any outstanding part of the entitlement
on termination of employment. A period during which an employee is working out
his or her notice is a normal period of employment for this purpose. In other
words, holiday entitlement for the employee's final part-year of employment
should be calculated up to the end of the period of notice that he or she
For the purpose of any contractual holiday pay granted by the
employer that is in excess of the 5.6 weeks' holiday required by the Working
Time Regulations 1998, payment for any outstanding holiday on termination
will depend on the employee's contract of employment and any policy or rule that
is incorporated into the contract. In the absence of a policy or rule to the
contrary, contractual holiday pay should be calculated in the same way as
statutory holiday pay, ie based on the total period of employment through to the
end of the employee's notice period.
If an employee receives a payment in lieu of notice, will his or her annual leave entitlement accrue up to the termination date, or the end of the notice period?
Can employees work elsewhere during their annual leave?
Where an employee takes annual leave prior to her maternity leave, but gives birth early, will her maternity leave still start after the period of annual leave?
Do employees on maternity leave continue to accrue holiday during this period?
Where an employee is unable to take all the statutory annual leave that she has accrued during maternity leave during that annual leave year, because she is on maternity leave, must she be allowed to take it during the following year?
Can an employee take a period of paid holiday in between her ordinary maternity leave and additional maternity leave?
If an employee does not return from maternity leave, does the employer have to pay her in lieu of the annual leave that she accrued during maternity leave?
Do employees on additional paternity leave continue to accrue annual leave during this period?
If an employee does not return to work from additional paternity leave, does the employer have to pay the employee in lieu of annual leave accrued during the paternity leave?
Can an employee take a period of paid holiday in between ordinary adoption leave and additional adoption leave?
Do employees on adoption leave continue to accrue holiday during this period?
If an employee does not return from adoption leave, does the employer have to pay in lieu of the annual leave accrued during the leave?
Can an employer refuse holiday requests during a particular period?
What happens if an employer fails to permit an employee to take his or her statutory holiday?
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