Another area commanding attention is the holiday entitlement of part-time workers, an aspect often overlooked. UK law stipulates statutory holiday entitlement for all workers, including those working part-time.
In the UK, holiday entitlement for part-time workers is calculated proportionally to their full-time equivalents. A part-time staff working three days a week would earn a minimum of 16.8 days of holiday (5.6 weeks x 3 days per week).
Both employers and part-time workers should take the initiative to understand holiday entitlements to maintain a fair, balanced working relationship.
It is essential for the effective functioning of a company to have a solid understanding of holiday entitlement for all employees including those that work part-time.
Clear record keeping, and communication to staff regarding their entitlement will help make sure staff receive the holiday they are entitled.