Hours of work policy template

£ 20

Our Hours of Work Policy Template establishes guidelines for employees regarding their working hours, ensuring compliance with legal regulations and promoting work-life balance.

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5 mins
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143 words, 1 page
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Date last reviewed
1 June 2024
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hours of work policy template

What is this policy for?

The purpose of this Hours of work policy template is to provide you with a flexible and customisable document to serve as a robust and effective starting point for you.

By using our Hours of work policy template, you can streamline your process, maintain consistency and accuracy, and save time, and it can be easily adapted to fit your specific scenario.

Best practice timescale for this to be issued
When should this policy be issued?
During onboarding / after changes / planned refresher
Issued by who, to whom
Who should issue this policy, and to whom?
Internally issued to appropriate recipients in your Company
Applicable legal jurisdictions
In which jurisdictions can this policy be used?
Great Britain & NI (United Kingdom), Worldwide

Hours of work

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.

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

Version: [1.0]

Issue date: [date]

Author: [name, job title]

Why buy our Hours of work policy template?

Our content:

Is easy to edit and execute, with comprehensive implementation guidance.
Is designed by accredited, experienced HR practitioners.
Maintains your compliance with ACAS guidelines, legislation, and industry best practices.
Includes 12 months access to your purchase, with email alerts if updated or expanded.

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