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COVID-19 Holiday Leave Entitlement

Martin Stephen

Published byMartin Stephen

30th March 2020

COVID-19 Holiday Leave Entitlement

It has been announced by the UK Government that workers who have not been able to take all of their statutory annual leave entitlement due to COVID-19 will now be able to carry it over into the next 2 leave years.

The proposed Regulations which we have yet to see will allow up to 4 weeks of unused leave to be carried into the next 2 leave years, easing the requirements on a business to ensure that workers take statutory amount of leave in any one year.

Further details will be posted as soon as we have any information to share.

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