|Working Time Regulations Guide|
|Working time Limits|
|Working at Night|
|Health Assessments For Night Workers|
|Rest Breaks at Work|
|Paid Annual Leave|
|More About The Application Of The Regulations|
|Sample Health Questionnaire|
|Frequently Asked Questions|
|Useful Names, Numbers, Addresses|
Employers must check:
Statutory holiday entitlement is changing.
The holiday entitlement increased to 4.8 weeks (24 days if you work a five day week) from 1 October 2007 and will further increase to 5.6 weeks (28 days if you work a five day week) from 1 April 2009, pro-rata for those working part-time.
The holiday entitlement is inclusive of bank holidays. If you already receive paid time off for bank holidays in addition to your four week holiday entitlement your holiday entitlement has not increased.
An easy to use tool to help calculate the new leave allowance is available on the Business Link web-site - www.businesslink.gov.uk/annualleave
These proposals relate to England, Wales and Scotland. The Department for Employment and Learning in Northern Ireland is bringing forward proposals for Northern Ireland.
The statutory entitlement for a member of staff will depend on when their leave year begins. A member of staff whose leave year begins on 1 April will have a holiday entitlement of:
To work out the entitlement for other leave years and working patterns, please use the Business Link online calculator: