Could you set out the rules for running holidays and notice concurrently please?

Posted in : First Tuesday Q&A ROI on 2 February 2010
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This question is best answered by taking an example. Let’s assume that an employee is contractually entitled to two months’ notice and has accrued but untaken annual leave of two weeks. If the employer were to attempt to compel the employee to take two weeks’ annual leave during his or her notice period to run concurrently with the notice period, then the employee would not be receiving the benefit of both his contractual and statutory rights.

However, this does not mean that an employee may not be requested to take annual leave during his or her notice period. An employer is entitled to determine when an employee takes his or her annual leave, subject to the employer taking account of the

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