HOLIDAYS - 27.08.2020
We can’t accommodate the 14-day quarantine period
An employee wants to travel to a country that isn’t on the government’s travel corridor list. If they go, they’ll need to self-isolate for 14 days on their return. As they can’t work from home, can you refuse their annual leave request?
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?