HR tip: Enforcing rest breaks and holidays

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These questions are being answered by Learn HR, a market leader in the provision of HR and payroll training and nationally-recognised professional qualifications.

Question:"Many of my employees, especially managers, do not take their rest breaks and holidays. I do not force them to do so. Should I?"

HR Tip:
If you do not, you may well be found wanting under the Working Time Regulations. You certainly would be in trouble if an employee had an accident or developed an illness such as stress and it became apparent that you had failed to give them adequate rest and holidays.

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