The 2024 XpertHR annual leave benchmarking survey, including basic holiday entitlement and leave management practices, paid family-related leave and paid bereavement leave. The survey is based on responses from 364 organisations, covering a combined workforce of 444,010 employees.

- What is the basic annual holiday entitlement in days for full-time employees in your organisation?
- Does your organisation provide higher levels of annual leave based on seniority?
- Does your organisation allow any employees to carry-over unused holiday, above the statutory entitlement, into the next holiday year?
- How many annual leave days can employees carry over into the next holiday year?
- By when in the next holiday year must employees use carried-over leave?
- Where there is a limit on the number of days' leave that can be carried over, what happens to outstanding leave above the carry-over limit?
- What approaches does your organisation take to encourage employees to take their full holiday entitlement?
- Does your organisation allow employees to bring forward/borrow holiday from their entitlement for the following year?
- Does your organisation limit the amount of annual leave that employees can take in a single block?
- What is the maximum amount of leave employees can take in a single block each year?
- Does your organisation have policies around when employees must or must not take holiday?
- Does your organisation allow employees to buy additional holiday entitlement?
- How many additional days leave can employees buy each year?
- Does your organisation allow employees to sell holiday entitlement?
- How many days leave can employees sell each year?
- What types of additional paid leave does your organisation give to employees?
- What is the maximum number of days paid leave your organisation provides for moving home per year?
- What is the maximum number of days paid leave your organisation provides for getting married per year?
- What is the maximum number of days paid leave your organisation provides for a child's school event or activity per year?
- What is the maximum number of days paid leave your organisation provides for a birthday per year?
- What is the maximum number of days paid leave your organisation provides for duvet days per year?
- What is the maximum number of days paid leave your organisation provides for wellbeing per year?
- What is the maximum number of days paid leave your organisation provides for time off for Christmas per year?
- Do employees at your organisation receive additional holiday entitlement based on length of service?
- What types of paid family-related leave does your organisation provide?
- What is the maximum number of days paid leave your organisation provides for neonatal leave per year?
- What is the maximum number of days paid leave your organisation provides for carer's leave per year?
- What is the maximum number of days paid leave your organisation provides for emergency leave for family/domestic reasons per year?
- What is the maximum number of days paid leave your organisation provides for extended leave for family/domestic reasons per year?
- What is the maximum number of days paid leave your organisation provides for fertility treatment per year?
- What is the maximum number of days paid leave your organisation provides for pregnancy loss per year?
- What is the maximum number of days paid leave your organisation provides for foster carer duties per year?
- What is the maximum number of days paid leave your organisation provides for domestic abuse per year?
- Does your organisation offer paid bereavement leave for employees?
- What is the maximum amount of paid bereavement leave that employees can take for spouses/civil partners?
- What is the maximum amount of paid bereavement leave that employees can take for partners?
- What is the maximum amount of paid bereavement leave that employees can take for parents?
- What is the maximum amount of paid bereavement leave that employees can take for siblings?
- What is the maximum amount of paid bereavement leave that employees can take for children?
- What is the maximum amount of paid bereavement leave that employees can take for children lost during pregnancy?
- What is the maximum amount of paid bereavement leave that employees can take for grandparents?
- What is the maximum amount of paid bereavement leave that employees can take for grandchildren?
- What is the maximum amount of paid bereavement leave that employees can take for step-relations?
- What is the maximum amount of paid bereavement leave that employees can take for in-laws?
- What is the maximum amount of paid bereavement leave that employees can take for cousins?
- What is the maximum amount of paid bereavement leave that employees can take for aunts or uncles?
- What is the maximum amount of paid bereavement leave that employees can take for pets?
- Does your organisation have a flexible bank holiday policy?
- Is your organisation planning to review or change its leave policies in the next year or so?