Working time

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  • Working time

    Type:
    Employment glossary

    Definition from the XpertHR glossary.

  • Adult worker

    Type:
    Employment glossary

    Definition from the XpertHR glossary.

  • Annual hours

    Type:
    Employment glossary

    Definition from the XpertHR glossary.

  • Hours of work: health (Scotland)

    Type:
    Employment law manual

    Updated to take account of the revised NHS terms and conditions of service handbook (Agenda for Change) for NHS Scotland.

  • Hours of work: local authority

    Type:
    Employment law manual

    Additional information on the law on hours of work for local authority employers, including nationally prescribed provisions and standby and callout. To be read in conjunction with the general information on the law on hours of work.

  • Worker automatically unfairly dismissed for refusing to work more than 48 hours per week

    Date:
    12 September 2012
    Type:
    Law reports

    In this case, the employment tribunal found that a worker, who had refused to work more than 48 hours per week, was automatically unfairly dismissed by his employer.

  • Temporary increased working hours policy

    Type:
    Policies and documents

    A model non-contractual policy to allow your organisation or employees to make requests for longer working hours for a temporary period.

  • Temporary reduced working hours policy

    Type:
    Policies and documents

    A model non-contractual policy to allow the organisation or employees to make requests for shorter working hours for a temporary period.

  • Case round-up

    Date:
    1 June 2012
    Type:
    Law reports

    Sinead Jones is an associate, and Phil Dupres and Beckie Howlett are trainee solicitors at Addleshaw Goddard. They round up the latest rulings.

  • Working time: Worker allowed to restart interrupted breaks was given compensatory rest

    Date:
    23 April 2012
    Type:
    Law reports

    In Hughes v Corps of Commissionaires Management Ltd (No. 2) [2011] IRLR 915 CA, the Court of Appeal held that a security guard on a manned site who remained on call throughout his breaks, but was permitted to restart interrupted breaks, was given “compensatory rest” within the meaning of the Working Time Regulations 1998.