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The Working Time Regulations 1998 (“the Regulations”) set out:
The phrase “working time” means any period where the workers are working i.e. carrying out duties and at the disposal of the employer. This also includes any period of “relevant training” and any additional period which is agreed in a relevant agreement to be working time.
Yes, the following examples may form part of “working time” under the Regulations:
The Working Time Regulations allow for employers to modify or exclude some of the provisions. This can be achieved by using one of the following agreements:
For further information on the Regulations please visit https://www.gov.uk/maximum-weekly-working-hours or contact one of the Employment Solicitors at Poole Alcock Solicitors on 01270 625478. Alternatively you can visit our litigation services page here or complete the form linked here and we will call you back.
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