Tags: Annual leave

UK workers want to get their Christmas back

The festive season is apparently being soured for many UK workers, who feel their employers are ruining Christmas. A new study reveals that the majority of UK professionals aren’t given time off at Christmas, despite believing businesses should shut down entirely. A weighty 83.9 percent of respondents in the survey conducted by CV-Library believe companies should make a bigger effort to embrace the Christmas spirit.

Only 12% of younger employees take their full holiday allowance

The Glassdoor® Annual Leave Survey, conducted online by Harris Poll among over 2,000 Great British adults (aged 16+), uncovers the real story behind annual leave, including how much holiday time employees actually take and how much they admit working (and why) during their time off. Proportion of Annual Leave that employees actually use The average…

Olympics Causing High Volumes of Annual Leave Requests

The Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals (CIPP) is advising payroll and HR departments to be aware of the potentially high volume of annual leave requests in the weeks preceding the 2012 Olympics and Paralympics. New research from the CIPP has revealed that nearly one in six (14%) workers plan to take time off to attend…

Jubilee break poses potential holiday headache for HR

Acas warns employers to ‘start planning now’ Acas has urged employers to plan ahead for the extra bank holiday on Tuesday 5 June, which was created to mark the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations this year. The organisation, which provides mediation services to employers, said that while the summer date “seems a long way off”, staff…