Advice leaflet - Holidays and holiday pay
This leaflet gives a summary of holiday entitlements and sets out:
- The right to annual leave
- When a leave year starts
- How and when workers can take leave
- How to calculate holiday pay.
There is also a question and answer section that covers issues such as:
- Public holidays
- Part-time workers and holidays
- Leave years that start at different times
- Accrual systems.
Download the Advice leaflet - Holidays and holiday pay [164kb] leaflet.
Note: This leaflet contains helpful information about holiday entitlement, but it does NOT yet contain information about overtime and holiday pay following the Employment Appeal Tribunal Ruling in Bear Scotland Ltd v Fulton (and other joined cases) on 4 November 2014.
If you would like further information on the legal requirements surrounding holiday entitlements you can call the Acas Helpline on 0300 123 1100 for free and impartial advice.
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