GFTU Emplaw Emplaw Emplaw

Holiday and Holiday Pay

Key Points

  • Workers are entitled to a statutory minimum of 28 days (or 5.6 weeks) paid leave per year (can include bank holidays);
  • The calculation of pay for holiday pay may include overtime worked
  • Workers accrue holiday rights even when off sick
  • There are special rules for young people and farm workers
  • There are rules for employers around record keeping
  • Brexit effect - unless otherwise stated, the position in relation to any EU legislation and decisions as set out in this card is as it was understood at the end of the transition period on 31st December 2020. For information on the status of EU decisions and legislation as of 31st December 2020 please see Statement on impact of Brexit on Emplaw Online content

The full content of this page is available to subscribers only. Please purchase a subscription if you feel this content will be of use to you.


Login or subscribe (includes subscription information) to access the full content of this page.