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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 - 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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  • 1,500+ Business Documents - Working time regulations policy
    Working Time Regulations policyAdult workers cannot be forced to work for more than 48 hours a week on average, although they can voluntarily agree to work more than this. Our Working Time Regulations Policy statement aims to ensure that you comply with the law and obtain written opt-out agreements where appropriate.All work and no playYou can't force a worker to work for more than 48 hours a week on average. The average is calculated over a 17-week reference period. However, adult workers, which means those...
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