Category: Legislation

Managing Annual Leave

Managing employee holidays correctly is a huge part of running a business, and failure to do so can cause major problems and complications. Despite its importance, mismanagement of annual leave is extremely common within a lot of companies. So, where do employers tend to go wrong?

It happens all too often – employees build up their annual leave allowance to take at the very end of the leave year. This can cause a multitude of problems for employers, especially if their business has a very busy period where they need all hands-on deck. To avoid this holiday panic, businesses should aim to encourage staff to spread out their annual leave across the year. As well as avoiding the problem of an excessive amount of leave, this will also do wonders to increase employees’ health and motivation which will in turn have positive repercussions on the business.

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