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Holiday and leave entitlement and payment ‘must-knows’

What employers and employees should know about calculating holiday and leave entitlements and payments.

Leave and holiday entitlements during COVID-19

There a number of elements that employers and employees should be aware of when they are working out holiday and leave entitlements and pay. Understanding these elements will help consideration of how to interpret and apply the Holidays Act 2003 correctly.

‘Must-knows’ for employees

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‘Must-knows’ for employers

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Decision points for employers when calculating pay and entitlements

For holidays and leave

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Ways that employers can improve compliance

Compliance with the Holidays Act 2003

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