3. Holiday Rules and Policy

Rules Around Holidays

It's important to have clear rules around holidays to ensure that they are managed effectively and that time off is scheduled to ensure you have adequate cover.

The best way to do this is to have clear documentation, a policy and procedures around holidays.

There are templates of all of these documents available.

Employee Handbook - Holiday Policy Document

This document would give a clear outline of holiday entitlement and all the rules around holiday. It would set out the following:

How to request holidays and the authorisation process Any restrictions on holiday (e.g. when holiday cannot be taken) Allocation of holiday - when can/might the Company allocate holiday The holiday year Your rules around carrying holiday over to...

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