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Contract clauses

Agreement to opt out of 48 hour working week
Agreement to opt out of 48 hour working week
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Employees who wish to opt out of the statutory maximum average working time of 48 hours a week should sign this agreement to confirm their agreement.
Overtime contract clause
Overtime contract clause
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This document contains a choice of two clauses, one that applies to those paid waged and one that applies to those earning salaries.

Letter

Letter asking an employee to provide details of secondary employment or work
Letter asking an employee to provide details of secondary employment or work
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This letter can be sent to an employee undertaking secondary employment asking them to provide specific details of this to ensure they are not working more than 48 hours per week, which would be in breach of the Working Time Regulations 1998.

Letter in response to an employee who has opted out of Sunday working
Letter in response to an employee who has opted out of Sunday working
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Use this letter template to acknowledge an employee's request to opt out of Sunday working and to explain their rights and confirm that they will no longer be required to work on Sundays.

Policy

Overtime policy
Overtime policy
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This policy outlines the Company's position on overtime, that it should be approved in writing by a relevant manager beforehand, and at what point there will be an enhanced rate of pay.

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Second job policy
Second job policy
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This policy covers the process for notifying the organisation, conflicts of interest, confidential information, working time and working in a second job when on sick leave from the organisation.

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Working time policy
Working time policy
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The purpose of this policy is to set out the organisation’s approach to working hours, including information on daily hours, rest breaks, weekly hours, night work and annual leave.

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On-call policy
On-call policy
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This policy clarifies the organisation's approach to on-call working, explaining the rights and responsibilities of employees who are on call.

Policy on concessions granted for watching/attending a sporting or special event of national importance
Policy on concessions granted for watching/attending a sporting or special event of national importance
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This policy covers the Company's position on time off or change of work patterns for attending or watching sporting or special events, including the application procedure.

Requests for a temporary reduction in working hours policy
Requests for a temporary reduction in working hours policy
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This policy states that employees wishing to temporarily reduce their working hours should request this in writing, and that the Company will endeavour to accommodate such requests where practicable.

Young workers policy
Young workers policy
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This policy sets out the rules relating to the employment of young people, including information on hours of work and health and safety.

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