The holiday policy will depend on your role and what might be agreed as part of a contract. For couriers, cover for time off depends if you're a Lifestyle Courier or an SE+ Courier. As a Lifestyle Courier, holidays are self-financed from higher parcel rates (fair pay premium), as a SE+ Courier, you can enjoy paid holiday covered by Hermes (if needed) up to 28 days, holiday pay is based on your average earnings.
As a self-employed courier you are not under any obligation to provide services personally. You have the unconditional right to use a substitute to provide service on your behalf when you want to go on holiday, or if you are off sick.
22 days per year
None not paid holiday or sick pay
27 day including bank holidays
5-6 public holidays unpaid
No holiday entitlement only bank holidays and you don’t get all of them too
none as a courier!
Hermes cannot spell holidays
No holiday pay self employed