As the summer bank holiday for England, Wales and Northern Ireland approaches, we highlight popular resources to help employers manage bank holidays.
New FAQs on XpertHR answer employers' questions on the effect of sickness absence on bank holiday entitlement and employer duties regarding eyesight tests.
A table listing the bank and public holidays in England and Wales in 2017.
A table listing the bank holidays in Scotland in 2017.
A table listing the bank holidays in Northern Ireland in 2017.
Updated to include a reference to the Court of Appeal hearing in British Gas Trading Ltd v Lock and another, in which British Gas is appealing the EAT decision that commission can be included in the calculation of holiday pay.
A model letter to inform employees whose contracts of employment state that they are entitled to "20 days' holiday plus bank holidays" of a one-off increase in their annual leave entitlement where your organisation operates a holiday year of 1 April to 31 March.
Good practice guidance discussing how to give employees more control over their annual leave to increase employee engagement, and improve business efficacy by managing the holiday process.
A table listing the bank holidays in Scotland in 2016.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to bank holidays.