Workers are entitled to a statutory minimum amount of paid annual leave in each leave year of 5.6 weeks or pro-rata (maximum 28 days).  A week’s paid leave means the paid time a worker would work in a working week, so for example if a worker works five days a week, a week’s paid leaveContinue reading “Holidays”

Absence From Work

An employee’s absence from work is often the basis for disputes between employers and their staff. A fundamental concept of employment is that an employee works for their employer at the times and places agreed in their contract of employment. The Working Time Regulations and other industry specific regulations, like those that regulate driver’s hours,Continue reading “Absence From Work”