22nd December - Law News

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FOCUS OF THE DAY: More than a third of legal professionals do not take their full annual leave allocation, a survey by recruitment firm has found. Some 37% of those surveyed did not take all their holidays last year. An overworked one in ten took half or less of their annual leave, while a, no doubt stressed, quarter did not have time to take more than 70%. The reason, according to the research, is pressure to meet deadlines or because employers turn down holiday requests. Some feared that taking their contractually entitled amount of days off would jeopardise their chance of a pay rise or promotion. Full story - New Law Journal

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