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any of several weekdays when banks are closed

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Some of the large crowd at the Butetown Carnival relaxing in the Bank Holiday sunshine in August 1987
IF you thought it always rained on August bank holiday weekend, you would be right.
Easter Monday, Whit Monday, the first Monday in August and Boxing Day are all Bank Holidays.
I am very much on the wrong side of this divide, because newspapers now publish on Bank Holidays, thanks to Eddy Shah, the failed press magnate from Warrington, who started publishing on those days, forcing other papers to follow suit.
DISCOUNT shoppers in Nuneaton will still be able to hunt down bargains in the early mornings and evenings of Bank Holidays.
RBS and NatWest will trial the bank holiday opening with a view to opening even more branches on future bank holidays if the trial is successful.
But is it not time that those in power who make these decisions re-organised the calendar to move one of the early bank holidays to late June or early July?
If we are not to be given any more, in England perhaps we could move one of the May bank holidays to the first week in July as two bank holidays in May seems a touch excessive.
Cheapflights, a UK-based online travel company, has reported an increase in searches for seaside holidays for the August Bank holidays this summer, compared to previous years.
This leaves firms with the unenviable task of trying to find a balance between honouring bank holidays and employees' annual leave with their daily operational requirements in terms of staffing levels.
To: Tourism and Heritage Minister, John Penrose From: Terry Hamill, executive director of BNI Merseyside Re: May Day bank holiday WITH the extra bank holidays falling into a cluster this year, there has been an unusual amount of disruption to businesses - especially small to medium enterprises.
Sitting as it did between both the Easter holidays and the first of the May bank holidays it meant four working days lost in the space of 11 days, which some thought might cause major disruption for businesses.