Holiday, Holiday Pay & other Absence

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Managing holiday and holiday requests as lockdown eases

With the holiday season fast approaching, and with this year being very different, what are the holiday issues that employers may face. As restrictions start to ease, many employees are going to be eager to get away. Some staying in the UK, whilst others may venture overseas on foreign travel. This article considers some of …

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Holiday and Quarantine – what are the rules?

More countries are now being added to the list of countries that travellers are required to self-isolate for 14 days. This article explores what these changes means for employers and employees. Can an employee returning to the UK from the countries on the list come into work? No, an individual returning from these countries cannot …

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Holiday entitlement & pay during Coronavirus

Here is an explanation of how holiday entitlement and pay during coronavirus pandemic operates and where it differs from the standard holiday entitlement and pay guidance. Hopefully, this will hopefully allow you to plan for the forthcoming months. Almost all workers, including zero-hour contracted workers and those on irregular hours contracts, are legally entitled to …

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Severe weather disruptions and work: common queries asked by employers

Bad weather can have a serious impact on the workplace. I have answered some common questions asked by business owners and managers. Q. Do I have to pay my staff who cannot get to work because of severe weather?In principle, no you don’t if they do not turn up for work because of severe weather …

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