this confidential survey, you will receive a free copy of a report on training line managers to manage absence effectively, emailed to you on completion of the survey, and a summary report of our annual leave findings as soon as they are published.In addition, all those respondents whose data can be used in XpertHR survey analyses will be entered into a prize draw for the chance to win £1,000. Research in 2013 into annual leave showed that:As the economy recovers and the job market becomes more buoyant, the amount of annual leave an employer allows its staff can be a cost-effective way to retain talent. XpertHR is investigating annual leave provision among UK organisations and is looking for new research participants. By sharing your organisation's holiday practices in
Annual leave - big data
The greatest entitlement of basic annual leave surveyed by XpertHR was 90 days, for teachers at a private school. Source: 2013 XpertHR annual leave survey
- 43% of employers have the same holiday arrangements for all employees;
- the median number of days given to full-time employees as paid annual leave is 25;
- holiday pay is usually calculated at 1/260th of basic salary (a full calendar year excluding weekends) but many employers use other formulae; and
- almost half of employers had changed the annual leave entitlement in the previous three years, either to reflect good practice or to become more competitive.