Skip to content Skip to footer

Holidays and holiday pay


bucket on a beach

Nearly all workers are entitled by law to paid annual leave. Full-time workers are entitled to at least 5.6 weeks a leave year. If you work part-time, you’re entitled to a pro rata amount. There are some workers who are not entitled to paid holiday.

For more information about holidays and holiday pay, see Holiday pay – what you’re entitled to, and in England, Wales and Scotland, see Holidays and holiday pay in Employment fact sheets.