Hello my name is XXXXX XXXXX I am happy to help you today. Under the Working Time Regulations, which govern holiday pay in the UK and employer may at any time (including during periods of garden leave) require an employee to take holiday. They MUST give notice of at least twice as long as the period of leave that they require you to take so in your case it would have to be 16 working days leave.
If they do not give you adequate notice then they cannot require you to take the holiday and you will be entitled to claim the holiday pay at the end of the garden leave period If you have any further questions about this please do let me know.
Hi Emily, that is the notice they are required to give him to take his 8 day holiday. The holiday allowance is not doubled unfortuantely.
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