Opportunity to buy annual leave letter template

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Our opportunity to buy annual leave letter template helps streamline the introduction of a benefit for purchasing additional annual leave with clear communication.

Why this letter is necessary

The Opportunity to Buy Annual Leave Letter informs employees about the option to purchase additional leave days. This letter details the process, eligibility criteria, and deadlines for applying, ensuring employees understand how to benefit from this flexible arrangement.

By offering the chance to buy extra leave, the organisation supports employees in managing their work-life balance more effectively. This initiative promotes overall wellbeing and job satisfaction, enhancing the employee experience within the company.

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Use this model policy to detail the rules and arrangements for a scheme that allows your employees to buy or sell annual leave.

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Additional annual leave purchase request form template

Our additional annual leave purchase request form template streamlines the process for employees to request and purchase extra annual leave days efficiently.


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228 words, 1 page A4
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Date last reviewed
9 July 2024
opportunity to buy annual leave letter template

[Company name]

[Sender address]



[Recipient name]

[Recipient address]


Dear [Recipient first name],

At [Company Name], we continuously strive to offer flexible benefits that cater to the diverse needs of our valued team members. In line with this, we are pleased to introduce an opportunity for you to purchase additional annual leave.

How It Works

  1. Eligibility: This programme is available to all full-time employees who have completed their probationary period.

  2. Purchase Limit: Employees can purchase up to [number] additional days of annual leave per year.

  3. Payment: The cost for the additional leave will be calculated based on your current salary. You can choose to pay the amount in a lump sum or spread the cost evenly over the next 12 months.

Steps to Participate

  1. Review: Determine how many additional days of leave you would like to purchase, up to the maximum limit.

  2. Request Form: Complete the attached Additional Annual Leave Purchase Request Form.

  3. Submission: Submit the form to the HR Department by [deadline date].

We understand that having additional leave can greatly enhance your work-life balance and personal well-being. This initiative is entirely voluntary and aimed at providing you with greater flexibility to manage your time.

If you have any questions or require further clarification, please do not hesitate to reach out to [HR Contact Person] at [HR Contact Email] or [HR Contact Phone Number].

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Yours [faithfully | sincerely],



[Sender name]

[Sender job title]

[Sender telephone]
[Sender email]


[For, and on behalf of [Company name] ]

Why choose our Opportunity to buy annual leave letter template?

Our content:

Is easy to edit and execute, with comprehensive implementation guidance.
Is designed by accredited, experienced HR practitioners.
Maintains your compliance with ACAS guidelines, legislation, and industry best practices.
Includes 12 months access to your purchase, with email alerts if updated or expanded.

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