How Much Holiday Do I Have To Give My Staff?

How Much Holiday Do I Have To Give My Staff?

ArticleWritten by Sue Berry on 9th May 2017. Revised 27th April 2019.1 min read

You can pay your staff as much holiday as you wish, however there is a statutory minimum that every employee has a right to.

You must pay a minimum of 5.6 weeks paid annual leave (this can include Bank Holidays). This equates to 28 days for someone who works full time.

A part-time employee is also entitled to 5.6 weeks of holiday. But the allocation is calculated on a pro-rata basis according to the number of hours or days worked.

Your staff accrue paid holiday as soon as they start work.

Calculating holiday for staff who work a regular daily pattern, five days a week is easy. Not so when patterns are unusual, continuously changing and hourly based. Call us for assistance on this.

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