The UK Government has announced that workers who have not used all of their annual leave due to the coronavirus pandemic will be allowed to carry days over for the next two years. Employees should be able to carry over up to four weeks of unused annual leave. We are of the view that this does not entitle employees to cancel holidays just because they cannot go abroad but is instead aimed at employers who cannot allow employees to take holidays on their return to work after the pandemic because of business needs.
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About Mark Hamilton
Mark is a partner in Dentons' Employment and Labor practice. He has specialised in employment law since 1995. He advises on all aspects of employment law including Executive contracts and severances, TUPE transfers, collective employee relations, large restructuring and redundancy programmes, negotiation and termination of contracts and unfair dismissals. He is recognized as having both top class technical legal knowledge and an extremely pragmatic approach whether he is providing strategic advice or guiding clients through a complex dispute.
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