Guide

Know how much holiday to give your staff

Introduction

Most workers are legally entitled to paid holidays/annual leave.

A worker's statutory paid holiday entitlement is 5.6 weeks (28 days for a worker working a five or a six-day week). This can include public and bank holidays. The entitlement for part-time workers is calculated on a pro-rata basis.

This guide shows you how to calculate a worker's holiday entitlement and pay. It also explains notice requirements, how you may impose restrictions on when workers can take their holiday, and the relationship between annual leave and sick leave.

Finally, the guide demonstrates how to pay leavers for any untaken holiday