Working Time Directive

AvaPA provides full compliance checking with the current EU and UK Working Time Directive Laws.

Working Time Directive

The software considers the current laws in place surrounding the working environment, and thus it allows for regular user updates to meet the ever changing legislative requirements. These include:

Through the use of simplistic visuals, such as bar graphs (see example below), the software users are able to see an employee's working allowance, showing how much they have used and what they have left. This can be quickly viewed due to the straightforward layout of the software.

Working Time Directive

Legal Overview

As of April 2008 Health and Safety legislation provides unlimited fines and jail sentences for corporate negligence. Whilst Britain has an opt out from aspects of work time directive legislation, court ruling suggest the following:
Any Agency Employer who's staff exceed WTD limits and are subsequently involved, even accidentally, in a harmful situation may be liable under corporate health and safety laws. The liability extends to anyone involved in the Management chain from Owners and Directors down. Proof of checking that WTD limits were adhered to would be of considerable assistance in any defence. Inability to substantiate that WTD requirements were properly monitored could be seized upon by the prosecution.

 

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