17 week reference period free
Oct 14, 2010 you get 3 choices with the reference period 1 a fixed 1726 week period on dates laid down by the authroties (i dont remember the dates) 2 a roling 1726 week period 3 a fixed 1726 week period on dates agreed with your employer
Then divide that figure by the number of weeks in the reference period which is normally 17 weeks. Example one. You have a standard working week of 40 hours (eight hours a day). You also do 12 hours overtime a week for the first 10 weeks of your 17week reference period.
The continuous 17 to 26 week period is used to calculate the average weekly working time and this is known as the reference period. A reference period starts at 00: 01 on Monday and runs for the necessary number of weeks (whether 17 or 26) until 00: 00 on Sunday. If you are going with a 17 week reference period there will be one period of 18
Nov 02, 2004 A Under the Working Time Regulations 1998, adults have the legal right to refuse to work more than an average of 48 hours a week, including overtime, calculated over a reference period of 17 consecutive weeks. The 17week period may be increased to 26 weeks for employees whose work keeps them away from home for long periods, including those
Under the Working Time Regulations 1998 (WTR), the 48hour average working week is normally calculated using a 17week reference period. This can be extended up to a maximum of 52 weeks by a collective agreement or workforce agreement, but only if there are objective or technical reasons concerning the organisation of work. An example of where such an extension might be useful
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Average working hours are calculated over a reference period, normally 17 weeks. This means you can work more than 48 hours one week, as long as the average over 17 weeks is less than 48
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