The annual leave year runs for from 1 January to 31 December each year. Holiday entitlement is normally 23 days and applies to all staff. You also benefit from University closure days as well as public holidays. These holidays are based on standard days (7.4 hours) and where staff have other working arrangements, e.g. shifts which require working longer periods, the equivalent amount of leave will be available. The entitlement to paid annual leave begins on the first day of employment.
There may be variations to the above arrangements in particular departments depending on operational requirements e.g. Library, PEC. Please contact your line manager in the first instance if you are unclear about your annual leave calculation.
A member of staff who commences appointment after the start of the leave year, or who leaves before the end of a leave year is entitled to receive the equivalent proportion of the full annual leave entitlement (of 23 days) and this will be rounded to the nearest half day (see worked examples below).
*In exceptional circumstances you can seek approval with your line manager to carry over 5 days into the next leave year.