All items: Working time

  • Unilever to trial four-day week

    1 December 2020

    Unilever is to begin a year-long trial of a four-day week at its offices in New Zealand with the aim of changing the way work is done, not increasing the hours worked over four days.

  • BEIS clarifies furlough holiday rules for staff and temps

    14 May 2020

    Employers can require workers to take holiday and cancel workers' holiday, provided enough notice is given, and furloughed workers continue to accrue statutory holiday entitlements, it has been confirmed in newly published government guidance.

  • Workers will be able to carry over annual leave for two years

    30 March 2020

    Workers who have not taken all of their statutory annual leave entitlement this year due to the coronavirus will be able to carry it over into the next two leave years, the Government has announced.

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News: HR and legal information and guidance relating to working time.