14 04, 2020

Holiday Time, Furlough and Leave Balances

By |2020-04-22T07:26:52+00:00April 14th, 2020|employment law, Holidays, HR, none|Comments Off on Holiday Time, Furlough and Leave Balances

Furlough has now become embedded in the UK business dictionary as part of our normal vocabulary.  Since the Government announcement that furlough would be introduced the rules around it have [...]

20 03, 2020

Clarifying short time working and layoff

By |2020-04-22T07:27:15+00:00March 20th, 2020|HR, HR Advice, Law, Reward, Reward|Comments Off on Clarifying short time working and layoff

Short time working is when an employee does some work on their normal day but for less hours or receives less than half their normal weekly wage.  For example, the [...]

7 07, 2016

Can an employer refuse a holiday request

By |2018-01-08T18:58:33+00:00July 7th, 2016|Holidays, HR, HR Advice, none|Comments Off on Can an employer refuse a holiday request

An employees right to paid leave from work is wrapped up in the Working Time Regulations 1998, which grants all employees the equivalent of 5.6 weeks holiday per annum, for [...]