The UK Government has announced an additional bank holiday for 2023 in honour of the coronation of His Majesty King Charles III. The bank holiday will fall on Monday 8 May following the coronation on Saturday 6 May.
People across the country and the Commonwealth are invited to celebrate the Coronation of His Majesty The King and Her Majesty The Queen Consort over a weekend of special events from 6 to 8 May.
There are many ways you can get involved in His Majesty The King and Her Majesty The Queen Consort’s Coronation plans:
- Street Parties
- Coronation Concert
- Coronation Big Lunches
- The Big Help Out
- Coronation Toolkit
For further information please select the following link Coronation of His Majesty The King & Her Majesty The Queen Consort
Does this bank holiday mean individuals can have the day off work?
This is a matter for discussion between individuals and their employer. There is no statutory entitlement to time off for bank holidays, but employers may include bank holidays as part of a worker’s leave entitlement.
For further information on holidays and paid leave please select the following link Holiday entitlement: Entitlement - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)