Extra holidays in 2018 – 2019 Holiday Year - Planning ahead!!
The way the England and Wales bank holidays fall in 2018 and 2019 means that if your business operates a holiday year of 1 April to 31 March and your employment contracts state that holiday entitlement is '20 days plus 8 bank holidays' (or similar wording) your staff will not benefit from a Good Friday bank holiday in the 2018/19 leave year. This would be in breach of their contract of employment. Giving employees who work a five-day week fewer than 28 days' annual leave is a breach of the Working Time Regulations;Read More >>