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.
We examine overtime working arrangements and pay rates in our 2016 survey.
Practical guidance on how to set up and manage an overtime system, including overtime pay; time off in lieu and drafting an overtime policy.
A quiz for line managers to test their knowledge on the law and practice relating to hours of work.
Definition from the XpertHR glossary.
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.
The Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that a worker who had not opted out of the 48-hour working week did not suffer detrimental treatment when his employer refused him the opportunity to work voluntary overtime on a rest day.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to overtime.