Bank Holidays and Public Holidays – What are the rights of shift workers?

2018-11-23T11:07:55+00:00

It may seem as though Christmas was only a few weeks ago, but Easter is almost upon us. Which means that the Bank Holiday Season is with us too. Bank holidays and Public Holidays are enshrined in most countries law. But many shift workers find themselves working across multiple national holidays. We spoke to HR expert Dianne Murray from Crispin Rhodes to find out what the law says about shift workers and bank holidays in the UK. We found that some common questions crop up, and the answers are not what we expected. Do we have a right to have bank holidays [...]

Bank Holidays and Public Holidays – What are the rights of shift workers?2018-11-23T11:07:55+00:00

Daylight Saving and its Effects on Shift Workers

2018-11-23T10:50:25+00:00

As the clocks change, we look at the effects daylight saving has on shift workers. Get ready to lose an hour, again Twice a year the clocks change – meaning less time in bed for some shift workers, or less time at work for others. Although this bi-annual hour change is ingrained in our lives, it’s surprising how such a small shift in time can have a such a large impact on our body clocks, and our health. Changing the Circadian Rhythm Sleeping issues are a very common problem. Many people struggle to get sleep at a regular hour, then spend their [...]

Daylight Saving and its Effects on Shift Workers2018-11-23T10:50:25+00:00