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Our practice manager has said that some of us will have to work some of the bank holidays over Christmas and New Year. Is my new practice allowed to make me work bank holidays?

It is critical for staff to ensure they take all of their holidays. The purpose of holidays is to provide rest and recuperation from the stress of our work.

However, holiday planning is always challenging for managers because everyone usually wants time off at the same time. This might be because of fitting in with school holidays, or linked to seasonal periods like Christmas and Easter. Things are more difficu

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