Annual Leave Guide
- Find out what sort of leave your employees are entitled to
- Understand how to calculate annual leave days and pay
- Learn how to treat zero-hour contracts and carryover
What is included in this annual leave guide?
Our annual leave guide sets out how to calculate the leave your employees are entitled to - including zero-hours and casual workers - as well as how to calculate and pay annual leave. There’s more great stuff in there, but you’ll have to download the guide to find it all!
What are the rules on annual leave in the UK?
Legally, almost all individuals classed as workers are entitled to 5.6 weeks’ paid holiday a year. This is what’s known as statutory leave entitlement, or annual leave. Those classed as workers include agency workers, workers with irregular working hours and those on zero-hours contracts. Bank holidays can be included as part of statutory annual leave, should an employer choose to do so.
Is this guide free to download?
Yes, our annual leave guide is completely free to download. It will serve as a valuable resource to have close to hand for all things leave and absences, as a refresher for when new starters join your organisation, or when updating the annual leave entitlement for existing employees.
What other resources can I find about annual leave on PayFit?
You can find a whole section dedicated to managing leave and absences using PayFit, as well as a blog section with articles and advice on the subject, including a piece on maternity leave specifically.