Holiday entitlement

Matty.t7

Member
Location
Wilthsire
Hi all,how many days holiday should we (full time farm workers)should be getting.
have been reading up on it but it’s a little bit confusing wot with bank holidays and overtime and all that.
 

Lincoln75

Member
Most workers who work a 5-day week must receive at least 28 days’ paid annual leave a year. This is the equivalent of 5.6 weeks of holiday, who ever is doing payroll for your staff should know this , if you are an employee here you go....

 

Bald Rick

Moderator
Livestock Farmer
Location
Anglesey
Hi all,how many days holiday should we (full time farm workers)should be getting.
have been reading up on it but it’s a little bit confusing wot with bank holidays and overtime and all that.

Ours get 21 days plus all bank holidays for first two years of service rising to 28 days thereafter.
Overtime can be paid or time off taken in lieu.
 
These days the employed got their base holiday days, weekends, bank holidays then they add on the sick days , covid pinged days , used furlonged up so all on all easier to ask : when do you work possibly???
A guy I deal with in an ag related industry was conducting a job interview one day, interview was going well, was likely to give the lad the job when he asked how many days sick leave he was entitled to per year.
 

Update on the Sustainable Farming Incentive pilot

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Update on the Sustainable Farming Incentive pilot

Written by Lisa Applin

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In July, we opened the applications window for farmers to join our Sustainable Farming Incentive pilot.

The Sustainable Farming Incentive is 1 of the 3 new environmental land management schemes. It sits alongside the future Local Nature Recovery and Landscape Recovery schemes.

Through the Sustainable Farming Incentive, farmers will be paid for environmentally sustainable actions – ones that are simple to do and do not require previous agri-environment scheme experience.

We are piloting the scheme to...
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