On the death of a member of the immediate family e.g. spouse, child, sibling, parent, partner, immediate step relatives (stepchild, stepparent, stepbrother or sister) and grandchild, a maximum of five days may be taken without loss of annual leave entitlement. On the death of a grandparent, parent-in-law, brother/sister-in-law a maximum of 3 days may be taken without loss of annual leave entitlement.
All employees are entitled to reasonable unpaid time off to attend to an emergency relating to a dependant. In addition, once you have used up your annual leave, you may, with the agreement of your manager, take a limited number of days off as unpaid leave to cover unforeseen events.
Payment of accrued unused holiday entitlement will be made on termination of employment. In the event that a holiday has been taken over and above that already accrued, we retain the right to make a deduction of the appropriate sum from your final salary.