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Advice leaflet - Holidays and holiday pay

Holiday pay leaflet 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 pdf  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.
 

Holiday Pay and Overtime Update: 4 November 2014

Read latest from Acas about overtime and holiday pay judgement

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