Hello, my name is ***** ***** it is my pleasure to assist you with your question today. Do you want to nominate the days they take off?
I want them to nominate the dates they wish to take as holiday in advance for the year.
is that stated in their contract
ok let me get my response ready please, I will revert on here within 10-15mins
You can make it a contractual requirement that employees do so but if this is not in their current contracts then you will need their consent to introduce that new policy. If they refuse to accept this then you can rely on the Working Time Regulations, which give you certain rights as an employer, although you cannot force them to nominate their leave for the full year ahead. What you can do instead is one of two things:
Thank you. That is very helpful.
We are a small charity only employing one person. I have just taken over the role of admin. I cannot find an employment contract for this person and she says she does not remember having one. How can I go about drawing up a contract and is there anywhere that I can get advice on how to do this properly.
there are plenty of templates available online, for example a useful tool for creating a contract can be found here:http://www.lawdepot.co.uk/contracts/employment-contract/?loc=GB#.VPbs4PmsV8F
Thank you I will take a look.