Holiday and long term absences

Holiday and long term absences

Holiday for staff who are at work is one thing, but how much do you know about holiday accrual and taking holiday for those who are on long term absence of some kind? Here’s our handy kind to long term absence and holiday. Family leave Employees on maternity leave,...
Dealing with holiday requests at popular times

Dealing with holiday requests at popular times

There are always going to be some times in the year which are very in demand in terms of holiday requests, like Christmas, or school summer holidays. So how can you ensure you deal with multiple requests fairly? The key is to be transparent about how decisions will be...
Refusing holiday requests

Refusing holiday requests

Although most managers and business owners will agree holiday requests if possible, there are likely to be times where this is difficult. Here are some frequently asked questions about refusing holiday to help you manage this situation. Am I entitled to refuse a...
Calculating holiday for irregular workers

Calculating holiday for irregular workers

Many business owners know that standard full time employees are entitled to 5.6 weeks’ paid holiday each year, and in most businesses which observe bank holidays, this entitlement is commonly expressed as four weeks’ holiday plus bank holidays. So far so simple. But...