Working hours and rest breaks

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Moore Barlow’s employment law solicitors provide advice on working hours and rest breaks.

This includes the legal requirements for working hours, maximum weekly working hours and rest breaks, guidance on how to calculate working hours, record keeping, and the consequences of breaching working time regulations.

  • The rules around working hours and the time off you are entitled to are complex.
  • We can advise whether your current working arrangements fit within the law.
  • If you believe you are working too many hours or days in a row, or aren’t receiving adequate time off, we can help resolve matters on your behalf.

Are you working long days with no breaks or worried that you are working too many days in a row? It is important to understand your basic rights when it comes to working hours and rest breaks. The rules do get very complex and there are exceptions and alternatives. There are also additional rules for younger workers. If you have any concerns or queries, it is prudent to take legal advice.

Katherine Maxwell

Katherine Maxwell

Partner | Employment

023 8071 8094

What are working hours and rest breaks?

Working hours and rest breaks are the number of hours an employee is required to work, as well as the breaks they are entitled to take. The Working Time Regulations set out minimum requirements for rest breaks, working hours, and annual leave, although these may be varied by agreement between the employer and employee.

Why choose our solicitors to help with working hours and rest breaks?

Here at Moore Barlow, our solicitors are experts in employment law and can provide you with the advice and support you need when it comes to working hours and rest breaks. We understand the importance of maintaining a healthy work-life balance and will work tirelessly to ensure that your rights are protected. With years of experience and a commitment to our clients, you can trust us to provide you with the best possible legal representation.

How can our solicitors help with working hours and rest breaks?

Our solicitors are experienced in advising employees on their rights regarding working hours and rest breaks. We can help you understand your legal entitlements, negotiate with your employer, and pursue legal action if necessary. We are committed to ensuring that you receive fair treatment in the workplace and are able to maintain a healthy work-life balance.

With our expert staff based across our offices in LondonRichmondSouthamptonGuildfordLymington, and Woking we offer specialist employment law advice to clients nationwide.

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