All of your employees are entitled to annual leave of at least 21 consecutive days. This legal entitlement is called prescribed leave.
The Labour Law for Managers Loose Leaf Service explains that allocated leave, on the other hand, is additional leave you allocate employees for long service, or to make employment more attractive for senior managers, etc.
Here's what you should know about allocated annual leave
If you want to allocate annual leave, remember these rules:
That's not all.
Make sure you remember these important points about prescribed annual leave and allocated annual leave
You can't pay out any unused prescribed annual leave, unless your employee resigns or you terminate his employment. But, you can pay out any excess allocated leave.
Knowing the difference between prescribed annual leave and allocated annual leave will help ensure you manage leave effectively.
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