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.

‘Singletons’ lose out to parents over Christmas leave

1 Dec 2004

‘Singletons’ like Bridget Jones could be refused holiday this Christmas as a new survey finds that more than four in...

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Tube deal could spark surge in holiday leave

30 Nov 2004

Employers could face demands for ever shorter working hours following a deal that will give 52 days holiday a year...

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Business backing for more productivity boosting breaks

28 Oct 2004

UK businesses joining the campaign for more Bank Holidays, say more time off could actually increase productivity, according to a...

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Equal triangle?

1 Jun 2004

Employers need to make small but significant changes to internal processes surrounding discipline, illness and annual leave for temporary workers....

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