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Opening on Easter Sunday? You Need to Act Now!

Published February 15, 2018 (last updated June 30, 2023) - Ben Fairfax

Some businesses can open on Easter Sunday, provided they meet certain conditions.

Retail business owners are responsible for providing written notice no less than 4 weeks prior if they require employees to work on Easter Sunday.

Your employees have the right to refuse work on Easter Sunday, and they don’t need to provide a reason.

There are further trading conditions including local council Easter Sunday shop trading policies and limited hours of operation that need to be considered; So, get in touch with us today to help you through the process.

If you are unsure, then get the right advice from the experts.

The right advice means your business is protected and your people are managed properly, get in touch today on 0800 568 012.

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