The Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that a worker absent for the whole leave year, but who does not submit a request for the annual leave before the leave year ends, does not forfeit his or her entitlement to paid annual leave.
This case involves a common problem for employers: an employee suspected of abusing his or her holiday entitlement.
In Southern Cross Healthcare Co Ltd v Perkins and others  IRLR 247 CA, the Court of Appeal held that an employment tribunal had no jurisdiction to interpret a term of the employee's contract relating to his entitlement to annual leave.
A model contract clause to set out how an employee's holiday entitlement during adoption leave will be handled.
A model policy to set out how an employee's holiday entitlement during adoption leave will be handled.
A model form for an employee to apply to buy or sell holiday.
A model form requesting to carry over holiday
A model contract clause to set out how an employee's holiday entitlement during maternity leave will be handled.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to paid annual leave.