An annual leave policy makes it clear what staff are and aren’t entitled to. It also outlines how holiday will be granted and any periods of business where holiday will be refused, for example, if one of your busiest periods is the run-up to Christmas.
Having it written down avoids disputes down the line for both you and staff over who is entitled to what and when.
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Your paid annual leave entitlement is set out in your [Contract of Employment | Statement of Terms and Conditions of Employment].
The Companys holiday year runs from [insert date] to [insert date]. You must use all of your holiday entitlement by the last day of each holiday year and, unless there are exceptional circumstances and unless approved in writing in advance by your line manager, you may not carry your holiday entitlement forward into the next holiday year. Holiday entitlement not used by the correct date will usually be lost and under no circumstances will payment in lieu be made for holiday entitlement that is lost through not being exercised b
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