Learn how to add and remove extra bank holidays from an employee's holiday entitlement with this guide for Controllers and assigned Holiday Managers.
For the extra bank holiday in 2022, any employees set to 'Bank Holidays Not Included' will not require any adjustment, as the extra bank holiday is already built into the calendar.
Scotland and Northern Ireland
The additional Bank Holiday will require adding to your system manually. See here for more information.
Employees set to ‘Bank Holidays Included’ - all nations
Those requiring adjustment across all UK nations are any employees set to 'Bank Holidays Included'; this is generally, but not always, part timers.
You can report on employees who have bank holidays included/not included at Management > Reports > Holiday reports > Holiday entitlement report. This can be exported into excel and filtered on the ‘Bank Holidays’ column.
The process for adding an extra bank holiday into an employee's holiday entitlement is as follows:
Note that you may then need to remove the extra holiday from the next year's entitlement if the extra bank holiday is for a specific year only.
You can remove an extra bank holiday from an employee's entitlement by following these steps:
Employers should check that they are happy with the accrual rate set within each employee’s Variable Hours settings. Any changes made in an employee’s current holiday year can be easily adjusted in the following holiday year. You can learn more here.