acas – Holiday and leave during coronavirus (COVID-19)

Holidays & Leave during Coronavirus: As the weather starts to change and (hopefully) we get some sunshine, staff may be turning to you to request booking leave or even carrying leave over.

In most situations, employees and workers should use their paid holiday (‘statutory annual leave’) in their current leave year. This is 5.6 weeks in the UK.

This is important because taking holiday helps people:

  • get enough rest
  • keep healthy, both physically and mental

Click here for further guidance.