Supreme Court confirms annual leave entitlement may be satisfied during periods of non-working time By The Lawyer 15 December 2011 17:08 17 December 2015 14:00 Sign in or register to continue reading. It's FREE Sign in Email Password Keep me logged in Forgot your password? Not registered? It's FREE! Register now Register with The Lawyer K Morrill 27 January 2012 at 11:07 Can this ruling be applied to manufacturing staff who, due to a downturn in orders, need to be placed on reduced working for a short period. Rather than requiring the staff to go to 3 day week, or stay at home and owe the hours back, can we insist that they take their annual leave entitlement now rather than later, when orders might be better. Reply Link Name Email Cancel reply Threaded commenting powered by interconnect/it code.