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Driving Handbook
Calculating average working time when leave is taken

There are special rules which apply when the following types of leave are taken:

  • Statutory annual leave
  • Sick leave
  • Maternity, paternity, adoption or parental leave

When calculating working time over the reference period, the regulations require us to add in 48 hours for each fixed week of leave taken and 8 hours for each individual day of leave. To calculate the average Working Time Hours, use the formula ( ABC + / ) where A= Total Working Time Hours B = Total Leave Hours (see above) C = Number of weeks.