There is no legal right to pay employees over public bank holidays. Employers can if they wish to do so, by counting it as part of the employee’s statutory annual leave.
Over the Christmas and New Year period there are three public bank holidays in England and Wales.
This year’s Christmas and New Year bank holidays are as followed:
Monday 25th December – Christmas Day
Tuesday 26th December – Boxing Day
Monday 1st January – New Year’s Day
We will be closing on Friday 22nd December from 12 pm and will reopen on Wednesday 3rd January at 8.30 am.
If you need to contact us anytime while we are closed. Your call will be forwarded to our legal helpline Rradar.