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How is holiday pay calculated when an employee resigns?
Hi all, please can someone explain how holiday pay works when you resign from your company? Contract states 25 days holiday. Only 3 days taken for the year however no days reflect on my payslip on what has been taken and what is left. Started May 2021 resigned Feb 2022 According to UK gov website I'm entitled to 4.25 weeks. I was only paid for 1 days with explanation of 3 days taken having 4 days due leaving me with 1 day holiday pay? Please could someone explain if this is correct as I don't understand it or how it's calculated

Theresa Borgen

6th April 2022

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NQ: can you edit your question to state what your employer's holiday year is? Is it Jan to December or something else? This will affect the answer to your question.

Thomas Jaskolski

6th April 2022

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NQ: also need to know their policy on what happens to unused Annual Leave in a leave year. Example, my own employer l is Jan to December leave year. You can't carry anything over if you don't use it. Some employers would allow it. And if they give you Bank Holidays on top of minimum annual leave or are they included within the AL amount. And is that 25 days for you specifically on the hours you worked or what a FT worker gets there? Just a few variables here to consider to get an accurate answer to your question.

Thomas Jaskolski

6th April 2022

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NQ: Just thinking about this: If your holiday year is usually Jan to December AND your entitlement is 25 days a year. AND you did not carry over any leave from last year..... This year up to end of Feb you would have accrued 4 days. You said you used 3, so that leaves you with one day owed which they are paying you for. You won't get the full 25 days if you leave part way through an annual leave year. Only what you would accrue across the two months.

Thomas Jaskolski

7th April 2022

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HR - contact ACAS they can assist. With Covid rules changed in relation to annual leave and being able to carry it over, so speak to the experts and they can also help you with a claim for unlawful deductions.

Craig Banks

7th April 2022

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