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  • 1,500+ Business Documents - Employee weekly timesheet
    Employee weekly timesheetUse our document to enable you to accurately measure and record the actual daily working hours of each of your workers.Legal positionEU law requires you to put in place an objective, reliable and accessible system enabling the duration of time worked each day by each of your workers to be measured. Although workers aren't entitled to make an employment tribunal claim for your failure to keep adequate records, it is a criminal offence under the Working Time Regulations 1998 and can be...
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  • 1,500+ Business Documents - Health questionnaire for night workers
    Health questionnaire for night workersAll night workers are legally entitled to a free health assessment before starting night work and then at regular intervals. Ask your night workers to complete our health questionnaire on an annual basis. It's aimed at establishing whether the worker suffers from a health condition which might be affected by night working. If their answers raise doubts about their fitness for night work, refer them to a doctor for a health assessment. You must keep records adequate to show...
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  • 1,500+ Business Documents - Rest periods and rest breaks clause
    Rest periods and rest breaks clauseUse our rest periods and rest breaks clause to confirm the minimum statutory entitlements to rest under the Working Time Regulations 1998. You need to ensure that staff working hours don't contravene these provisions.Daily and weekly rest periodsUnder the Working Time Regulations 1998, adult workers (i.e. those aged 18 and over) are entitled to a daily rest period of not less than eleven consecutive hours in each 24-hour period. Adult workers are also entitled to a weekly rest...
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  • 1,500+ Business Documents - Opt-out clause
    Opt-out clauseAs an alternative to an opt-out agreement, use our opt-out clause in employment contracts to disapply the average weekly working time limit but, if you do, make sure workers sign their contracts and that their consent to the provision is entirely voluntary. Our clause recommends they take independent legal advice on it.Working time limitsUnder the Working Time Regulations 1998, the average working time of most adult workers must not exceed 48 hours per week, calculated over a 17-week reference...
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  • 1,500+ Business Documents - Working out of hours
    Working out of hoursWorking outside of the normal working hours may present risks to staff, which left unmanaged, could cause accidents and potentially put you on the wrong side of the law.Managing the risksTo help you identify the hazards associated with such activities and the appropriate ways of controlling them, use our example Risk Assessment - Working Out of Hours. It covers the generic hazards associated with this type of activity and suggests control measures to reduce risks to an acceptable level. You...
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  • 1,500+ Business Documents - Young persons working in an engineering environment
    Young persons working in an engineering environmentUnder health and safety law a "young person" is defined as anyone under 18 years. Employers are duty-bound to make a specific risk assessment for under 18s that takes particular account of their inexperience, lack of awareness of risks and immaturity. If work tasks for young persons are not managed correctly, then this could lead to accidents involving serious personal injuries.Managing the risksTo help you to identify the hazards associated with young persons...
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  • 1,500+ Business Documents - Shift work clause
    Shift work clauseAs we move towards a 24-hour a day culture, it will become more and more common for employees to undertake shift work. Shift workers don't usually have normal hours of work. Rather, they work hours according to a shift rota and these shifts can vary from day to day or week to week. In this scenario, you will need our shift work clause. Shifting work patternsNormally, shift workers work according to a shift rota. This might mean they work one particular shift one week and then a different shift...
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  • 1,500+ Business Documents - On-call work clause
    On-call work clauseIf you have workers who are required to be on call (usually overnight and at weekends to deal with workplace emergencies), use our on-call work clause to set out the contractual position, what's expected of the employee when on call and what payment they'll receive.Voluntary or contractual?Sometimes, on-call rotas are voluntary and people volunteer because of the extra money they'll earn, but at other times it's a contractual obligation to participate in on-call duties. In the latter case,...
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  • 1,500+ Business Documents - Opt-out agreement
    Opt-out agreementAn opt-out agreement permits an employee to work more than the maximum average of 48 hours a week set out in the Working Time Regulations 1998. However, it must be voluntarily entered into by the employee. You can't force them to sign it.A working optionIf you want your staff to work for more than 48 hours a week on a regular basis, you will need to ask them to sign our Opt-out Agreement. This is because, under the Working Time Regulations 1998, workers cannot lawfully be required to work more...
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  • 1,500+ Business Documents - Hours of work, rest breaks and holidays
    Hours of work, rest breaks and holidaysAll these areas are covered by legislation known as the Working Time Directive (WTD). Make sure you know what the WTD says and that you keep proper records so as to avoid getting into problems and disputes with any of your employees.
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