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payment for day off falling on a bank holiday, cut off point

16 Apr 2018, 15:37

Hi there,
is there any body out there that can tell me the cut of point in claiming money for when your day off falls on a bank holiday, many thanks.


payment for day off falling on a bank holiday, cut off point

16 Apr 2018, 15:51

wheresourmoney wrote:Hi there,
is there any body out there that can tell me the cut of point in claiming money for when your day off falls on a bank holiday, many thanks.


You should be offered OT or a day back in lieu the week of the bank holiday (preferably on the Tuesday so it can be recorded and payment received the following week)

payment for day off falling on a bank holiday, cut off point

16 Apr 2018, 16:46

I wasn't offered anything because i was off for the following 2 weeks, just got back today and asked for the money for the two easter bank holidays and was told it was to late to claim. it seems strange that i can't find anything in writing which gives a precise time frame

payment for day off falling on a bank holiday, cut off point

16 Apr 2018, 17:08

in that case you are owed lieu days.

payment for day off falling on a bank holiday, cut off point

16 Apr 2018, 17:39

It’s not too late to claim. Put a grievance in, and say you’ll go to ACAS too if they don’t pay it.

payment for day off falling on a bank holiday, cut off point

16 Apr 2018, 19:36

wheresourmoney wrote:I wasn't offered anything because i was off for the following 2 weeks, just got back today and asked for the money for the two easter bank holidays and was told it was to late to claim. it seems strange that i can't find anything in writing which gives a precise time frame

As a general rule you get a day in lieu for bank holiday days that fall within your annual leave. I'm not sure whether you can ask to be paid for them as you wouldn't actually be there. In other words you can't come in and work and be paid if you are on leave. The 'system' won't allow it.
Those days in lieu are still yours though and haven't disappeared. You can carry them over to the following tax year if you choose not to take them in the current year.

payment for day off falling on a bank holiday, cut off point

16 Apr 2018, 20:27

Celgar wrote:
wheresourmoney wrote:I wasn't offered anything because i was off for the following 2 weeks, just got back today and asked for the money for the two easter bank holidays and was told it was to late to claim. it seems strange that i can't find anything in writing which gives a precise time frame

As a general rule you get a day in lieu for bank holiday days that fall within your annual leave. I'm not sure whether you can ask to be paid for them as you wouldn't actually be there. In other words you can't come in and work and be paid if you are on leave. The 'system' won't allow it.
Those days in lieu are still yours though and haven't disappeared. You can carry them over to the following tax year if you choose not to take them in the current year.


I was under the impression that if your on annual leave during a bank holiday, your paid for the bank holiday and 1 less day is deducted from your annual leave?

payment for day off falling on a bank holiday, cut off point

16 Apr 2018, 21:30

It can be done in retrospect but you should really just learn it as a lesson. We need to give a whole weeks notice if we want paying instead of a day in lieu.

payment for day off falling on a bank holiday, cut off point

16 Apr 2018, 21:34

The Postman wrote:
Celgar wrote:
wheresourmoney wrote:I wasn't offered anything because i was off for the following 2 weeks, just got back today and asked for the money for the two easter bank holidays and was told it was to late to claim. it seems strange that i can't find anything in writing which gives a precise time frame

As a general rule you get a day in lieu for bank holiday days that fall within your annual leave. I'm not sure whether you can ask to be paid for them as you wouldn't actually be there. In other words you can't come in and work and be paid if you are on leave. The 'system' won't allow it.
Those days in lieu are still yours though and haven't disappeared. You can carry them over to the following tax year if you choose not to take them in the current year.


I was under the impression that if your on annual leave during a bank holiday, your paid for the bank holiday and 1 less day is deducted from your annual leave?


You wouldnt automatically be paid, you would/should be offered the choice of a days pay or a day in lieu (and if on leave you should have been contacted via phone call or text message), it's not to late to claim it back at all! If the manager doesn't agree to put it through then request a grievance form.

payment for day off falling on a bank holiday, cut off point

17 Apr 2018, 15:26

Thanks everyone for your replys i'm going to go with fed up postie suggestion and i'll let you know how i get on.

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