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Annual hours are the total hours worked by an employee or worker in a calendar year.
Under an annualised hours contract, an employee's hours are expressed as a total number of hours to be worked during the course of the year. The hours actually worked are likely to fluctuate from week to week and month to month.
23 Sep 2019
A future Labour government would reduce the average working week to 32 hours, shadow councillor John McDonnell has told delegates at the party's Brighton conference.
3 Sep 2019
How should you calculate holiday pay for a term-time worker without regular hours?
A recent Court of Appeal decision, The...
14 Jan 2016
Anyone thinking that the UK’s upcoming grandparental leave is unnecessary meddling by law-makers should look beyond these shores at the...
23 Mar 2015
An employment tribunal has held that Greater Manchester Police committed sex discrimination against a female police officer when it amended...
3 Nov 2014
Annual or annualised hours contracts can be beneficial for both employers and employees, but HR professionals need to manage them...
3 Feb 2014
Fatigue can have far-reaching implications in the workplace. John Wilkinson, who was involved in the investigation that took place following...
7 Sep 2012
Amid recent news reports of an increase in employers’ use of zero-hours contracts, Sarah Veale, TUC head of equalities and...
21 Jun 2012
Employees who fall sick during their annual leave have the right to re-take that annual leave a later date, irrespective...
20 Apr 2011
The Government is being urged to limit the length of night shifts to eight hours, after a study warned that...
2 Aug 2010
Working hours are on the rise again after the recession and cost-saving measures implemented by employers led to a forced...
12 May 2010
People who regularly work 10- to 12-hour days increase their risk of a heart attack by two-thirds, research has found....
8 Jan 2010
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Absent employees’ rights...
8 Jan 2010
Employers saved £27.4bn through unpaid overtime in 2009, the TUC has found.Analysis of official figures by the TUC has revealed...
5 Jan 2010
The government has confirmed that workers will be given an extra bank holiday in 2012 to mark the Queen’s Diamond...