Legal | Is unused holiday a 'ticking time bomb' for employers?

Is unused holiday a 'ticking time bomb' for employers?

The pandemic has prevented employees from doing many things during in the last year, particularly travelling, which has led to many workers storing up holiday.

However, with Christmas fast approaching, accrued holiday entitlement is fast becoming a ‘ticking time bomb’ for employers. This is according to Nick Hine of employment law specialist Hine Legal, who stated that this liability could cause huge problems for employers, particularly if they cannot pay in lieu of accrued holiday except on termination of employment.

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