Our Employment law Associate, Esyllt Green, is featured in People Management today talking employment law hot spots that might crop up this summer. From guidance on unauthorised absence to getting ill on holiday, read her full article below.
Lawyer Esyllt Green offers guidance on common queries, from unauthorised absence to getting ill on holiday. Multiple holiday requests In the weeks before the summer holidays began, requests for annual leave undoubtedly started to pile up. As it is impossible to grant every employee their holiday at once, an employer can refuse leave, if business demands, under the Working Time Regulations 1998. However, to avoid any disputes, holiday requests should be treated equally and in a fair manner. First, ensure staff clearly understand the administration process of holiday requests. Employers could grant employees annual leave on a first come, first served basis, or adopt an open-book approach, where all staff can submit their requests openly for agreement in advance.