The basics of holiday rights

There is a minimum right to paid holiday, but your employer may offer more than this. The main things you should know about holiday rights are that:

• you are entitled to a minimum of 5.6 weeks paid annual leave (28 days for someone working five days a week)
• part-time workers are entitled to the same level of holiday pro rata (so 5.6 times your usual working week, eg 22.4 days for someone working four days a week)
• you start building up holiday as soon as you start work
• your employer can control when you take your holiday
• you get paid your normal pay for your holiday
• when you finish a job, you get paid for any holiday you have not taken
• bank and public holidays can be included in your minimum entitlement
• you continue to be entitled to your holiday leave throughout your ordinary and additional maternity leave and paternity and adoption leave

http://www.direct.gov.uk

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