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    • agrinnall
    • By agrinnall 4th Nov 12, 8:25 PM
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    • 4th Nov 12, 8:25 PM
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    • 4th Nov 12, 8:25 PM
    The legal minimum holiday entitlement is 5.6 weeks, so as you are working a 5 day week that does indeed mean you are entitled to 28 days. This can include public holidays.

    https://www.gov.uk/holiday-entitlement-rights

    Are you a new employee? If the 17 days are referred to as floating that suggests to me that there may also be some holiday that has to be taken at a fixed time, perhaps at a Christmas close down.
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    • 5th Nov 12, 3:34 PM
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    • 5th Nov 12, 3:34 PM
    Hi I work a five day week at work and we only get 17 floating days paid off at work a year this is not including bank and public holidays these 17 floating days can be taken at your own choosing if you include the 8 public holidays that totals to 25 days paid leave in one year is this right by law I thought it was 28 days any info on this will be very helpfull thank you
    Originally posted by Arman123
    Hi Arman123 - we've got some information about holidays and paid holidays on our Adviceguide website, and it's going to depend on the Ts&Cs of your contract. If you need further help on this, we'd recommend contacting your local bureau - and it would be useful to have your contract to hand when you speak/meet with an adviser.
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