Updated to take account of the revised NHS terms and conditions of service handbook (Agenda for Change) for NHS Scotland.
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.
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.
A model non-contractual policy to allow your organisation or employees to make requests for longer working hours for a temporary period.
A model non-contractual policy to allow the organisation or employees to make requests for shorter working hours for a temporary period.
A model policy to set out how employees should manage employees who face difficulties attending their place of work and returning home during periods of severe weather or when there are disruptions to transport.
A model policy to allow employees to take time off in lieu of extra hours worked.
A model form to permit an employee to work more than the average of 48 hours per week stipulated by the Working Time Regulations 1998.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to working hours.