The following Employment Q&A provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:
Consideration should be given to:
the right to a daily rest period
the meaning of ‘working time’
whether time spent ‘on call’ is working time
whether any exception to the right to daily rest break applies
Under the Working Time Regulations 1998 (WTR 1998), SI 1998/1833, a worker is entitled to a rest period of not less than eleven consecutive hours in any twenty-four hour period. The eleven hours do not have to be in the same day; so if the worker leaves work at 11 pm on Monday, they can start work at 10 am on the Tuesday, as they will have had eleven consecutive hours off (WTR 1998, SI 1998/1833, reg 10).
A 'rest period' means a period which is not ‘working time’, other than a rest break or leave to which the worker is entitled under WTR 1998, SI 1998/1833. Rest periods are therefore simply periods free from working obligations between successive periods of worki
**Trials are provided to all LexisPSL and LexisLibrary content, excluding Practice Compliance, Practice Management and Risk and Compliance, subscription packages are tailored to your specific needs. To discuss trialling these LexisPSL services please email customer service via our online form. Free trials are only available to individuals based in the UK. We may terminate this trial at any time or decide not to give a trial, for any reason. Trial includes one question to LexisAsk during the length of the trial.
To view the latest version of this document and thousands of others like it, sign-in to LexisPSL or register for a free trial.
Existing user? Sign-in
Take a free trial
The principle of transferred maliceIf a person has a malicious intent towards X and, in carrying out that intent, injures Y, he is guilty of an offence. So, if D shoots at A with intent to kill him but kills B by mistake it is murder; the mistake as to the identity of the victim is irrelevant as D
The roles of nominated officer and money laundering reporting officerA nominated officer is an individual who is nominated by a firm to receive disclosures under Part 7 of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (POCA 2002) or Part III of the Terrorism Act 2000 (TA 2000)—see Requirement to appoint a
For guidance on the basic features of the doctrine of estoppel and the different classifications it has been subject to, see Practice Note: Estoppel—what, when and how to plead and related content.Promissory estoppel—what is it?Where A has, by words or conduct, made to B a clear and unequivocal
A certificate of title (also known as a certificate on title) is a particular species of report on title.When solicitors are instructed to investigate title to land (for instance, when land is being acquired or offered up as security), they will write a report on title for their client, which sets
0330 161 1234
To view our latest legal guidance content,sign-in to Lexis®PSL or register for a free trial.