CORONAVIRUS - HOLIDAYS - 13.07.2020
When isn’t it reasonably practicable to take annual leave?
There seems to be a misunderstanding amongst many workers (and some employers) that they now have a right to carry over any untaken annual leave for up to two years thanks to coronavirus. This isn’t quite true. What’s the actual legal position?
HOLIDAYS - 03.06.2020
Compelling workers to take holiday
Workers accrue holiday during furlough and some holiday rights can now be carried over for up to two years. Can you compel staff to take accrued holiday during furlough?
CORONAVIRUS - HOLIDAYS - 01.06.2020
Holiday during furlough
If you have employees on furlough can they take holiday, and if so at what rate must you pay them? How did the calculation for holiday pay change in April?
CORONAVIRUS - HOLIDAYS - 07.05.2020
Coronavirus: interaction between annual leave and furlough
There have been many questions raised by employers about whether employees can request or be required to take their annual leave, including bank holidays, during furlough. What’s the position?
CORONAVIRUS - HOLIDAYS - 21.04.2020
Holiday carry-over rules relaxed
Following the coronavirus outbreak, the government has passed emergency legislation which relaxes the restrictions on the carry-over of untaken holiday. What do you need to know?
CORONAVIRUS - HOLIDAYS - 08.04.2020
Request to cancel booked annual leave
An employee’s holiday plans have fallen apart due to the pandemic. They’ve asked to cancel their previously booked annual leave and take this time off at a later date. Must you agree?