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UK employment law makes provision for a wide variety of types of leave from work. Some of the more common are annual leave, maternity leave, paternity leave, and time off for medical or dental appointments.
11 Sep 2019
Workers at the Mini plant in Oxfordshire could be forced to take at least two weeks’ unpaid leave and have...
3 Sep 2019
How should you calculate holiday pay for a term-time worker without regular hours?
A recent Court of Appeal decision, The...
15 Aug 2019
A woman who claims she lost her job on the same day her dog died is calling for the right...
13 Aug 2019
A Metropolitan police constable is appearing on the Nigerian version of the reality television show Big Brother, despite her manager...
12 Aug 2019
Increasing minimum holiday entitlement and wages would help solve the UK’s productivity crisis and stimulate economic growth, a think tank...
8 Jul 2019
Molson Coors Brewing Company is offering staff up to two weeks’ extra paid annual leave to be used for significant...
2 Jul 2019
Conservative leadership contender Jeremy Hunt has threatened to cancel all August annual leave across the civil service in order to...
10 Jun 2019
Employers must now consider any voluntary overtime that is taken regularly in holiday pay calculations
8 May 2019
The chief executive of a major energy supplier is urging employers to do more to retain the almost 5 million...
14 Nov 2018
Research by Swedish sex and intimacy brand Lelo has suggested that if workers had more orgasms it could add £90...
2 Nov 2018
Parents and primary carers who suffer the loss of a child will be entitled to at least two weeks’ paid...
30 Oct 2018
As many employers wind up their holiday allowances for the year, what message do you give out on taking leave?...
2 Oct 2018
Can you dismiss before a probationary period ends if they're not up to the job?
3 Aug 2018
The government has committed to exploring the case for five days’ statutory paid leave for carers, but has been criticised...