The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee holiday -Are my employees entitled to paid time off?

There will be a special bank holiday to celebrate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland on Tuesday 5th June 2012.

Whilst under the Working Time Regulations 1998, employees must receive a minimum of 5.6 weeks paid annual leave, which will equate to 28 days for someone working five days a week, there is no statutory entitlement to paid leave for public or bank holidays………. ….. m

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