Holidays, time off, sick leave, maternity and paternity leave

Includes career breaks and the holiday entitlement calculator


  1. Calculate holiday entitlement

    Holiday calculator to work out statutory holiday leave in days or hours

  2. Holiday entitlement

    Holiday entitlement or annual leave - information for employers and workers on entitlement, calculating leave, taking leave, accruing leave and disputes

  3. Statutory Sick Pay (SSP)

    Your Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) - how much you get, eligibility, how to claim SSP, fit notes, disputes

  4. Taking sick leave

    Fit notes (formerly sick notes), holiday during sick leave, returning to work, long-term sick, dismissals

  5. Maternity pay and leave

    Your Statutory Maternity Pay (SMP) and Leave - what you get, how to claim, maternity rights and extra help

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Guidance and regulation

  1. UK bank holidays
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. Parental bereavement leave and pay
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