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Hours of work policy template

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Hours of work policy template
hours of work policy template

Hours of work Policy


Overview

The purpose of this policy is to specify rules with regards to hours of work.

Scope

This policy is applicable to all employees of [company name].

General principles

Your normal hours and working pattern will be specified in your [Contract of Employment | Statement of Terms and Conditions of Employment].

The full-time contracted hours for all posts within the organisation are [hours] hours per week excluding daily meal breaks. A daily unpaid lunch break of a minimum of [30 | 60] minutes must be taken if you work more than six hours daily.

[Company] reserves the right to vary your hours and pattern of working, following consultation and agreement with you.

Persistent poor timekeeping means that colleagues are put under pressure to cover your duties. This is not acceptable and may be considered as a potential disciplinary offence under our disciplinary procedures.

This policy [does not] form[s] part of your terms and conditions of employment.

Version: [1.0]

Issue date: [date]

Author: [name, job title]

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