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Under the Working Time Regulations 1998 (WTR 1998), SI 1998/1833, a worker is entitled:
to 5.6 weeks’ annual leave or holiday, and
to be paid for that holiday
For further information:
on the right to holiday, see Practice Note: Holiday, and
on the right to holiday pay, see Practice Note: Holiday pay
The right to annual leave may not be replaced by a payment in lieu ‘except where the worker’s employment is terminated’.
‘Employment’ for these purposes means employment under the worker’s contract.
WTR 1998, SI 1998/1833 does not specifically state which provisions should be used to determine when a worker’s employme
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