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Parental holiday


Hi all, Does parental holiday affact your annual holiday please? I am currently doing parental holiday (80% working i.e holiday, wednesday 1/2 a day and the rest split into an hour each day). I am not able to find the exact information in the www. Is there someone out there who might be able to shed some light on this subject please?

Many thanks!


It all depends on your contractual relationship with your employer. You really need to ask whoever does your HR.

Jan 29, 2020 22:24

Thank you! :-)

Jan 30, 2020 08:18

Hi, if you were taking a classic 1/5 parental leave (i.e. working 80% with one full day a week off), then this would indeed impact the calculation of your holiday allowance. But because you are not taking full days off, and present every day, it's likely that your parental leave won't have an impact. But indeed, like CM said, always best to double-check with your employer to have your eyes wide open :)

Jan 30, 2020 16:31