To assist in your planning as we approach 2021, make sure that you are aware of the year’s bank holiday dates.

England and Wales

1 JanuaryFridayNew Year’s Day
2 AprilFridayGood Friday
5 AprilMondayEaster Monday
3 MayMondayEarly May bank holiday
31 MayMondaySpring bank holiday
30 AugustMondaySummer bank holiday
27 DecemberMondayChristmas Day (substitute day)
28 DecemberTuesdayBoxing Day (substitute day)

Scotland

1 JanuaryFridayNew Year’s Day
4 JanuaryMonday2nd January (substitute day)
2 AprilFridayGood Friday
3 MayMondayEarly May bank holiday
31 MayMondaySpring bank holiday
2 AugustMondaySummer bank holiday
30 NovemberMondaySt Andrew’s Day
27 DecemberMondayChristmas Day (substitute day)
28 DecemberTuesdayBoxing Day (substitute day)

Northern Ireland

1 JanuaryFridayNew Year’s Day
17 MarchWednesdaySt Patrick’s Day
2 AprilFridayGood Friday
5 AprilMondayEaster Monday
3 MayMondayEarly May bank holiday
31 MayMondaySpring bank holiday
12 JulyMondayBattle of the Boyne (Orangemen’s Day)
30 AugustMondaySummer bank holiday
27 DecemberMondayChristmas Day (substitute day)
28 DecemberTuesdayBoxing Day (substitute day)

If you have any questions regarding how to pro-rate holidays or any other employee scheduling issue, call us on 0345 076 2288 or send us an email.