THIS bank holiday is the perfect time to get some of those DIY projects you’ve been putting off out of the way.
If you’re going to use the bank holiday Monday to make some home improvements, it’s important to know what time your local Homebase store is open.
This bank holiday Monday, make sure you know the opening hours for your local Homebase[/caption]
When is Homebase open over the May bank holiday?
Homebase will be open on the bank holiday, which is perfect for those wanting to buy a barbecue, garden furniture or tools.
On Saturday the stores are open 8am to 8pm with Sunday having normal operating hours.
The stores will be open from 8am to 8pm on bank holiday Monday.
Your nearest Homebase may have different hours to normal so check online to be sure[/caption]
How can I find the opening hours for my local Homebase store?
Closing times can vary from store to store, so it’s best to check your local branch.
You can do this using the store finder on their website.
It’s important to do this before heading out shopping on the bank holiday to avoid disappointment.
And you may want to stock up on those BBQ essentials.
The Homebase store finder can help you check your nearest shop’s opening hours[/caption]
Here are the next 2019 bank holidays
Those in bold text apply to the UK.
Dates in Scotland and Northern Ireland vary.
- Monday, May 6 (May Day Bank Holiday)
- Monday, May 27 (Spring Bank Holiday)
- Monday, August 26 (Summer Bank Holiday)
- Wednesday, December 25 (Christmas Day)
- Thursday, December 26 (Boxing Day)
Bank or public holidays do not have to be given to employees as paid leave, an employer can decide whether to include bank holidays as part of a worker’s statutory leave.
The Government website has more details on what your worker’s rights are in regards to public holidays.
Bank holidays may also impact how benefits are paid, the gov.uk website explains how they may be affected.
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