Bank Holiday


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Bank Holiday

The term for a public holiday in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland. As the term implies, banks are closed on bank holidays, as are many other businesses. Employees who work on bank holidays often are paid extra. Bank holidays may or may not coincide with cultural or religious festivals.
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Then we have a long stretch between May and August with no bank holidays.
At the other end of the spectrum, some employers have taken a hard line and declared the additional bank holiday as discretionary, which could lead to unrest amongst the workforce," she added.
While Cartmel might previously have received no bookmaker money for a Bank Holiday Monday simply because there was no broadcast space for it on SIS, it will now be paid by TurfTV even if the major firms that TurfTV supply opt not to show Cartmel in their integrated services.
There has not been any legislative alteration to the provision of bank holidays since 1978 when the first Monday in May in England, Wales and Northern Ireland became an additional state-sanctioned jolly.
A Welsh Government spokesman said: "Bank Holidays are not a devolved matter and the UK Government has previously rejected requests to make St David's Day a bank holiday.
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Ian Steward, local head of Close Invoice Finance, said: "It is not hard to see why so many firms throughout the region are upset by the extra Bank Holiday that is being forced upon them.
Congestion peaks over each day of the bank holiday will increase from two to four hours a day compared with a normal weekend, the company said.
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Opinions were mixed as to whether the additional Royal Wedding bank holiday was good or bad for local business.
Bank holiday meetings are where the Brian and Ben protagonists should be looking to promote racing.