The Court of Appeal has held that a lone security guard who could take a rest break during a 12-hour shift, but who had to be on call during that time and could start his rest break again if it was interrupted, was given "compensatory rest" under the Working Time Regulations 1998.
Tori O'Neil, associate, and Judith Harris, legal director, at Addleshaw Goddard detail the latest rulings.
A model contract clause on hours of work and overtime for fixed-term employees.
A model policy to set out the terms under which employees will work overtime.
The European Court of Justice ruled in April 2010 that workers who take parental leave cannot, after the leave, be deprived of their annual leave entitlement accumulated during the year preceding the birth of their child. The judgment also deals with the rights of part-time and fixed-term workers.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to working time.