This was considered a payroll nightmare as it exposed businesses to a huge number of underpayment claims. It was unfair to employees who worked full time and was impractical in its application. Hence the decision was appealed in the High Court but was overturned last week. The new personal leave high court ruling is that employees are entitled to 10 ‘notional days’ leave per year. The duration of a ‘day’ will be determined by identifying the 1/10th of an employee’s ordinary hours over a 2 week period. This equates to 1/26th of their total ordinary hours over the period of a year.
A few examples:
You can read the complete Personal Leave high court ruling here.
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