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Can a night worker be required to work more than eight hours on average in a 24-hour period, and is it possible for such a worker to opt out of their...
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In relation to a claim by a temporary worker for historical underpayments of holiday pay, how far back can such a claim extend, and does the...
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Can an employer refuse a request for flexible working?The answer to this question will depend on:•the circumstances of the particular employee•the...
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What is the effect of the ECJ decision in Hein v Albert Holzkamm on the question of whether overtime should be included in the calculation of holiday...
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What is the regulatory framework governing the employment of apprentices in Scotland?Unlike the position in England where there are regulations made...
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Is an employee entitled to be paid for time spent taking a rest break to which they are entitled under Working Time Regulations 1998, SI 1998/1833,...
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Does travel the night before a training course or an overnight stay during a two day course count as paid time for national minimum wage purposes (for...
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What factors are used to determine whether a worker is categorised as a night worker?A 'night worker' is one who:•'as a normal course' works at least...
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Do opt-out agreements of the 48-hour working week under the Working Time Regulations transfer under TUPE?Unless a worker opts out of their working...
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What claims may a worker have against an employer that rolls up their holiday pay into their normal pay?Before the Working Time Regulations 1998 (WTR...
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In light of the Court of Appeal judgment in Brazel, how might an employer deal with a request for time off from a casual or irregular hours worker for...
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Precedents
Letter—invitation to employees to stand as workforce representativesDear [insert name of worker],The Working Time Regulations 1998 set out basic rules...
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Letter—Employer’s decision on flexible working request[Insert name of employee][Insert address of employee][Insert date]Dear [insert employee’s name]I...
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Letter—invitation to employees to sign a workforce agreementDear [insert name of worker]Enclosed with this letter is a 'Workforce Agreement', which we...
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