Updated to include information on the ECJ decision in Ville de Nivelles v Matzak, that the time during which a firefighter is on standby at home and must be at the fire station within a matter of minutes counts as "working time".
In Ville de Nivelles v Matzak, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) held that the time during which a firefighter is on standby at home and must be at the fire station within a matter of minutes counts as "working time".
A model contract clause setting out an executive director's position in relation to the working time rules on paid annual leave, working hours, rest breaks and night working.
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.
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.
A table setting out what activities are included in working time.
Use this working time workflow to deal with the legal and practical steps that an employer must address when it wishes an adult worker to enter into an agreement to opt out of the 48-hour working week under the Working Time Regulations 1998.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to working hours.