A model letter declining a holiday request.
A model contract clause on sickness absence immediately before or after holiday.
The Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that, in the absence of an agreement to the contrary, the extra 1.6 weeks' annual leave to which UK workers are entitled under the Working Time Regulations 1998 does not carry over to the following leave year when a worker is on long-term sick leave.
Updated to take account of the revised NHS terms and conditions of service handbook (Agenda for Change) for NHS Scotland.
Additional information on the law on holiday and holiday pay for local authority employers, including Green Book provisions and direct effect of the entitlement to four weeks' leave. To be read in conjunction with the general information on the law on holiday and holiday pay.
Practical guidance on managing bank holidays, including contractual entitlement to time off; pay rates for employees who work on bank holidays; and part-time and shift workers.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to annual leave and holiday pay.