Working patterns

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  • Flexitime

    Type:
    Employment glossary

    Definition from the XpertHR glossary.

  • Compressed hours

    Type:
    Employment glossary

    Definition from the XpertHR glossary.

  • Annualised hours contract clause

    Type:
    Policies and documents

    A model contract clause on annualised hours.

  • General policy statement on flexible working

    Type:
    Policies and documents

    A model policy to set out the different options for the company to utilise flexible working practices to improve work-life balance and improve business efficiency.

  • Job-sharers' contract

    Type:
    Policies and documents

    A model contract to set out the terms and conditions of job-sharers.

  • Working time: Employer entitled to restrict overtime in respect of non-opted-out employees

    Date:
    17 July 2012
    Type:
    Law reports

    In Arriva London South Ltd v Nicolaou EAT/0293/11, the EAT held that an employer's refusal to allow an employee who had not opted out of the 48-hour week to work overtime on rest days did not give rise to unlawful detriment.

  • Part-time workers quiz

    Type:
    Line manager briefings

    A quiz for line managers to test their knowledge on the law and practice relating to part-time workers.

  • Case round-up

    Date:
    1 March 2012
    Type:
    Law reports

    David Malamatenios and Georgina Kyriacou are partners, and Krishna Santra, Colin Makin and Sandra Martins are associates at Colman Coyle Solicitors. They round up the latest rulings.

  • Supporting carers

    Type:
    Good practice manual

    Good practice guidance discussing the steps that employers can take to engage employees who have caring responsibilities.

  • Sex discrimination: male train driver awarded £5,000 over flexible working withdrawal

    Date:
    19 October 2011
    Type:
    Law reports

    The employer in this case got a review of its flexible working arrangements wrong by assuming that women's applications to retain their flexible working arrangements should be favoured over men's applications.

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