The European Court of Justice has held that stand-by time at home is working time where a worker is restricted from engaging in other non-work interests.

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The Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that a compensatory rest break must be a single continuous period of at least 20 minutes.

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In the opinion of an Advocate General the quality of time is of overriding importance in determining whether on-call time is ‘working time’.

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A weekly rest period may be granted on any day in the reference period, is the opinion of an Advocate General.

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The European Commission has published an Interpretative Communication on the Working Time Directive, which is implemented in the UK by the Working Time Regulations.

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Employee Working Patterns is one of the many features of our Attendance Management Deck. It was developed to help schools who employ term time only workers but can be of benefit to other types of organisations.

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Our Hours of Work and Rest Breaks Toolkit is a comprehensive guide on the rules relating to rest breaks, the number of hours your staff can work, the special rules that apply to young workers and night workers, overtime and…

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Our Attendance Management Deck includes a suite of absence and attendance tools for managing leave requests, building staff rotas and managing capacity. Rotas and contracted hours are just two of the features of our Attendance Management Deck.

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