How Furlough Impacts Bank Holidays and Annual Leave

The original guidance issued on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme was completely silent on the question of holidays and we’re still waiting for further clarification.

This leaves employers in the difficult position of having to make decisions about their employees’ holidays, and in particular forthcoming Bank Holidays, without knowing how this may affect furlough periods and their right to claim a furlough grant.

Cold Chain Federation member Citation, has explored the current government’s guidance and outlined some potential options in a new free guide which you can access below.


Here are also some of their latest updates that you might find helpful to read:

Citation’s coronavirus business toolkit

With daily increases of confirmed cases of the new coronavirus, Citation is also putting together a wider toolkit of essential resources that can help safeguard your business against COVID-19, including:

To read all Citation’s latest guidance, click here to visit Citation’s website.  

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