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* Max of 4 delegates per organisation. Please call Acas on 0300 123 1150 or email if numbers exceed this or for more details about the training session.

Acas Bitesize: Working Time Regulations and employer obligations

This event can only be booked and paid for online

The Working Time Regulations are complex but having a good understanding of these can help employers better manage their staff and operations, enabling them to position themselves as an employer of choice. Failing to get things right can lead to costly employment tribunal claims.

This bitesize session will provide valuable guidance on the Working Time Regulations. We will focus on the regulations for people working two or more jobs, including employer responsibility for not exceeding time limits, how to calculate reference periods and opt outs and how to ensure your contracts cover all the key points.

Who is this best suited to?

Delegates from all sectors of work, including: 

  • line managers, supervisors and team leaders
  • HR professionals
  • business owners
  • Trade Union/employee representatives
  • individuals who wish to further their professional development

What will I learn from this training?

  • High level overview of the Working Time Regulations
  • Legal implications of failing to follow the regulations
  • Contracts of employment considerations
  • Second jobs – employer and worker/employee responsibilities, including zero-hour contracts, agency staff and freelancers
  • Rest periods / breaks and promoting a productive and healthy working environment
  • Key case law

Key course information

  • Delivered digitally via Zoom
  • 1hr session
  • Delegates will receive an electronic certificate of attendance
  • This event can only be booked and paid for online

Run this training for your organisation

This course can also be provided in-house. We can also tailor the programme to suit your precise organisation needs. To speak to our customer services team about your requirements call 0300 123 1150 or complete our online enquiry form.

Does your organisation need more than training?

Our specialists can diagnose issues in your workplace and tailor practical solutions to address the challenges faced by you and your staff. To find out more, contact our Customer Services Team on 0300 123 1150 or complete our online enquiry form.

We also offer free e-learning on a wide range of employment relations topics. It's a great way to develop, enhance and refresh knowledge, providing an opportunity to work through theory, explore case studies and answer interactive questions.