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Is it permissible to employ children?
What special considerations must an employer take regarding the employment of children?
What sort of restrictions must employers observe regarding the employment of children under school leaving age?
As long as an employer observes the special restrictions that apply to children under school leaving age, can it proceed to employ a child under this age?
Are there any restrictions on the employment of young people?
What is the maximum number of hours a young worker under the age of 18 may work?
Can a young worker decide to work more than the limit imposed by the Working Time Regulations 1998?
What is the minimum amount of rest a worker under 18 must be allowed?
Do children and young persons have the same employment rights as people over 18?
When must an employer offer free health assessments?
Do young people have the right to time off work for education or training?
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