This wine distributor implemented a new shift pattern with fully rostered holidays and an allowance of reserve hours to use during seasonal peaks in production
The summer holiday season poses a number of challenges for organisations.
Many are required to operate at the same level of productivity but with less resource to draw upon. Furthermore, many employees prefer to take their annual leave during the summer months which may coincide with peak levels of demand.
This white paper sets out to:
● Identify common issues in holiday planning
● Evaluate gross and net hours’ holiday systems
● Provide guidance on accommodating employees’ annual leave whilst maintaining productivity levels
How annual leave is allocated:
Employment contracts typically specify the number of hours an employee is contracted to work, how many annual holidays and public holidays they are entitled to and when the employee is expected to provide those hours.
Some schemes are characterised by...