The UK government issued a guidance detailing how holiday entitlement and pay operate during the coronavirus pandemic, where it differs from the standard holiday entitlement and pay guidance.
It is designed to help employers understand their legal obligations, in terms of workers who:
- Are continuing to work
- Have been placed on furlough as part of the government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS)
Workers placed on furlough continue to accrue statutory holiday entitlements, and additional holiday provided for under their employment contract.
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