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The right to take time off from work for holidays may arise under contract or statute. Holiday benefits both employers and workers by allowing workers a period of relaxation and recuperation.
This Practice Note sets out the law applicable to statutory and contractual holiday and explains some of the issues that arise in practice in relation to holiday, such as how the right to holiday interacts with rights to other statutory leave. The note also identifies when the use of a relevant agreement to vary or exclude rights is permitted.
Entitlement to pay for holiday (and pay in lieu of holiday), as opposed to entitlement to holiday itself, is considered in Practice Note: Holiday pay. It is important to distinguish between the two: for example a claim may arise when a worker is allowed to take holiday but is not paid for it—this is a claim for holiday pay. Alternatively, a worker's employer may not permit the worker to take the holiday at all—this is a claim for holiday.
Particular problems in relation to holiday entitlement can arise if a worker has been off sick for a long period. These are discussed in detail, in light of the relevant
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The Public Private Partnership (PPP) models are a popular way for governments to involve private investment, expertise and risk in procuring infrastructure, with the potential to deliver a project more efficiently and economically. One of the most popular PPP models for procuring infrastructure
This Practice Note considers proprietary estoppel from a generic standpoint.For industry specific guidance on proprietary estoppel, see Practice Notes:•Estoppel and property law•Mortgages by estoppelProprietary estoppel—what is it?Unlike the other forms of estoppel (see Practice Note: Estoppel—what,
BREXIT: UK is leaving EU on Exit Day (as defined in the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018). This has an impact on this Practice Note. For further guidance on the impact of Brexit on e-money requirements, see Practice Note: Impact of Brexit: Payment services and electronic money directives—quick
Overlapping insurance policesThere are various reasons why an insured may end up with overlapping insurance cover, whether deliberately or otherwise.Examples include the situation where the insured takes the benefit of other insurance arranged by another party or where, in the commercial world, risk
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