The Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that where an employee chooses not to take statutory annual leave during sick leave, he or she can carry forward the untaken annual leave for up to 18 months from the end of the leave year in which the leave arises.
Additional information on the law on sickness absence and sick pay for NHS employers, including Injury Allowance. To be read in conjunction with the general information on the law on sick pay.
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