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Coronavirus: changes to annual leave carry-over

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An amendment has been made to the Working Time Regulations 1998 (WTR) with effect from 27 March 2020 to allow workers to carry over any untaken statutory leave into the next two years, where leave has not been taken because of the coronavirus pandemic. These changes come amid concerns that the UK’s key industries, such as healthcare, may face staff shortages during the crisis due to current leave requirements.

Please read Clare Gilroy-Scott's full article here: 

http://insights.gdlaw.co.uk/post/102g3j7/covid-19-changes-to-annual-leave-carry-over

This guide is for general information and interest only and should not be relied upon as providing specific legal advice. If you require any further information about the issues raised in this article please contact the author or call 0207 404 0606 and ask to speak to your usual Goodman Derrick contact.