Employment law - Time off and holidays




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Response to special leave requestIf an employee requests time off work for a reason that falls outside statutory or contractual rights, you'll need to consider whether to grant their request, having first checked relevant policies.Time off requestTher... Read more
UPDATED10 May 2024
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Compassionate leave rejection letterYou're generally entitled to reject an employee's request for compassionate leave unless they have a contractual right to it. If you do so, use our letter to help set out your reasons.Statutory rightsUnder statutory ... Read more
02 Apr 2024
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Letter
Letter confirming compassionate leaveWhere you wish to approve an employee's request for compassionate leave, you can use our letter to confirm your approval.Statutory provisionsEmployees are statutorily entitled to take a reasonable amount of unpaid ... Read more
02 Apr 2024
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Letter
Notice to take holidayFrom time to time, you may wish to require an employee, or group of employees, to take annual leave on dates that you've selected. Use our notice to enable you to do this on an ad hoc basis throughout the holiday year, whether th... Read more
27 Dec 2023
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Letter
Reminder to take holidayTo be able to rely on statutory provisions enabling accrued but untaken annual leave to be lost if it's not taken in the current holiday year, you must have given your workers a reasonable opportunity to take that annual le... Read more
27 Dec 2023
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Form
Medical and dental appointments request formOur form enables employees to request time off work to attend medical, dental or similar health-related appointments.No statutory rightOther than in the case of antenatal appointments, there's no statutory r... Read more
13 Oct 2023
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Letter
Time off for reserve forces training letterIf an employee requests to take time off work to undertake training relating to their membership of the reserve forces, you can use our letter to reply to their request for additional special leave.Training ... Read more
06 Jul 2023
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Letter
Time off for medical and dental appointments letterIf an employee requests to take time off work to attend a medical or other health-related appointment, our letter can be used to deal with their request for time off.Legal positionEmployees have no g... Read more
04 Apr 2023
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Letter
Easter bank holiday issue letterIf your holiday year runs from 1 April to 31 March, you may encounter an issue with staff paid annual leave in some holiday years because of how Easter can fall.Statutory requirementsUnder the Working Time Regulations ... Read more
03 Mar 2023
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Letter
Letter confirming time off for workplace companionIf a worker makes a reasonable request to be accompanied by a work colleague to a disciplinary, grievance or appeal hearing, and the colleague has agreed to accompany them, use our letter to send to t... Read more
03 Mar 2023
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