How to pick a holiday destination 2021?

Summer is finally here, both in weather as well as schools breaking up. Time to take holiday and put your feet up. For many, this year’s summer plans have been the source of even more stress due to the uncertainty about travel abroad. Cost of tests and worry about being pinged just before departure don’t […]

Right to annual leave can’t be bought out

Did you know that EU law prevents employers from carrying over the first four weeks of employees’ statutory annual leave? The only exception is when an employee is unable to take the leave because of sickness absence. If the leave is not taken, it is lost. In the UK, employees are guaranteed 5.6 weeks of […]

Do you know what they did last summer? Importance of holidays

You would think that taking holiday is the simplest thing in the world. Most of us living in the western world are lucky enough to benefit from paid annual leave and it should be an easy task to switch off work. Not so. According to CIPD, half of UK workers don’t take their full holiday entitlement […]