Updated to include information on the Advocate General's opinion in Ville de Nivelles v Rudy Matzak, concerning the relevance of the "quality of the time" spent by workers on call to the test for working time.
Employees with higher levels of autonomy have better overall wellbeing and higher levels of job satisfaction, research has found.
With spring's four bank holidays fast approaching, it's easy to get used to the concept of the long weekend. We examine the growing support for a shorter working week and potential benefits it could bring.
Line manager briefing looking at hours of work, including the rules that prescribe maximum working hours and the process for opting out of those rules, and exploring how to manage overtime and employees who overwork.
Updated to include information on Grange v Abellio London Ltd, in which the EAT held that an employer has a proactive duty to ensure a worker's entitlement to take a rest break.
A model policy to deal with absence and other issues arising at the time of sporting or other special events such as the UEFA European Championships 2016.
Additional information on the law on hours of work for NHS employers, including doctors in training, rest periods, the New Deal and unsocial hours. To be read in conjunction with the general information on the law on hours of work.
Updated to include information on the increased protection for Sunday shop workers contained in the Enterprise Act 2016.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to working hours.