Employment & HR - Holidays

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BANK HOLIDAYS - 06.03.2024

Is it worth considering a flexible bank holidays scheme?

A flexible bank holidays scheme can help you to create a more inclusive workplace and may assist with staff recruitment and retention. How do these schemes operate and what should you consider before deciding whether to introduce one?
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TIME OFF - 02.03.2024

The new right to carer’s leave

On 6 April 2024 the new Carer’s Leave Regulations 2024 will come into force. How much statutory carer’s leave will your employees be entitled to take in any twelve-month period and is this a paid or unpaid right?
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HOLIDAYS - 28.02.2024

Annual leave for irregular hours and part-year workers

For holiday years beginning on or after 1 April 2024, new rules will apply to annual leave under the Working Time Regulations 1998 for irregular hours and part-year workers. What are the essentials of those new rules?
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HOLIDAY PAY - 25.01.2024

Has the government given a holiday pay bonus?

The entitlement for workers to be paid “normal pay” for four weeks’ annual leave has been preserved following amendments to the Working Time Regulations 1998. What’s the potential problem here?
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WORKING TIME - 25.01.2024

Q&A - record-keeping obligations

Q. What records of working hours do we now need to keep under the Working Time Regulations 1998 ? A. The Working Time Regulations 1998 (WTR) say that you must keep records which are adequate to show whether you have complied with the limits and requirements on maximum working time, i.e. the 48-hour week, and night work, and you must keep them for two years. The WTR have been amended from 1 January 2024 to go on to say that you may create, maintain and keep these records in such manner and format as you reasonably think fit. The WTR also now state that you don’t need to keep a record of each worker’s daily working hours to comply with your record-keeping obligations, provided you can demonstrate compliance without doing so. If you do wish to record actual daily working time, you can ask your staff to complete a timesheet (see The next step ). The next step For an employee weekly timesheet, visit https://www.tips-and-advice.co.uk , Download Zone, year 26, issue 3. ...
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HOLIDAYS - 25.01.2024

What’s the latest on annual leave carry over rights?

The Working Time Regulations 1998 were amended with effect from 1 January 2024 to codify existing EU case law covering the carry over of annual leave in some exceptional circumstances. What does the legislation now say?
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Employment & HR - Holidays

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HOLIDAYS - 25.01.2024

What’s the latest on annual leave carry over rights?

The Working Time Regulations 1998 were amended with effect from 1 January 2024 to codify existing EU case law covering the carry over of annual leave in some exceptional circumstances. What does the legislation now say?
Read more

HOLIDAY PAY - 25.01.2024

Has the government given a holiday pay bonus?

The entitlement for workers to be paid “normal pay” for four weeks’ annual leave has been preserved following amendments to the Working Time Regulations 1998. What’s the potential problem here?
Read more

HOLIDAYS - 28.02.2024

Annual leave for irregular hours and part-year workers

For holiday years beginning on or after 1 April 2024, new rules will apply to annual leave under the Working Time Regulations 1998 for irregular hours and part-year workers. What are the essentials of those new rules?
Read more

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