Working out my holiday/vacation entitlement

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I have been tearing my hair out over this lol. 


I am trying to work my holiday (vacation) entitlement out.  Can somebody please tell me if I am right? 


I get 27 days holiday plus the bank holidays (public holidays).  My work year is 1st of April to 31st of March. Due to Easter moving about that means this year I get 7 days as bank holidays.  In total this year I get 34 days holiday entitlement


If I worked full time I would do 7.5 hours per day and work 5 days per week = 37.5 hours per week.  34 holidays days x 7.5 hours a day =   255 hours holiday entitlement.  If I was full time every time I take holiday day I would lose 7.5 hours/1 day from my holiday entitlement.    


I don’t work full time.  I do 18.45 hours per week which is half a week’s work.  I don’t work 2.5 days though.  I work 3 days per week and do 6.45 hours a day.


Based on that information am I correct in saying


This year I get 127.5 hours holiday entitlement (half of a full time worker). Every time I take a holiday day I take off 6.15 hours from my holiday entitlement


Or should it simply be


I get 34 days holiday entitlement.  Every time I take a holiday day I just take a day off my holiday entitlement.

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Unfortunately I don't think anyone here will be able to answer that question for you with any certainty. I suspect it is an HR rule, and different companies have different rules.

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Depends on how it accrues, whether it’s allocated in advance or earned in prorated amount each paycheck, and other similar variables. 

The core of your question is whether you should count using days or using hours. 

The compensation department at your employer should be able to help. Perhaps they have an HR questions team you can call or similar incident tracking system for you to use and ask this question?

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