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  • penners324
    penners324 Posts: 2,901 Forumite
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    Reckon you've misunderstood your boss.
  • Undervalued
    Undervalued Posts: 8,965 Forumite
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    Some employers use this method but it often creates issues around the end of year when everyone wants to take their accrued leave at the same time.
    You have the right to time off or to to be paid for holidays (so effectively double time for the holiday days worked).
    Your employer might be trying it on, assuming that employees don't know their rights or are afraid to exercise them.
    If they're not working in a fair and transparent way, I'd be inclined to find different employment.
    No, you cannot be paid for untaken statutory holiday, rather than take it, except when leaving the employer. If you get additional holiday, over and above the statutory minimum, then you can be paid rather than take that.

    You must be allowed to take your statutory holiday but, as I said earlier, the employer can dictate when.
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