Working out of Hours Agreement

Working out of Hours Agreement

Please note: You have a free choice to opt or out of the 48 hour working week agreement. Please read the following information carefully and choose on your online registration form to either remain in or opt out.


1.1. In this Agreement the following definitions apply:

“Agency Worker” means you, the person named above in the section completed and titled Name
“Assignment” means the period during which the Agency Worker is supplied to provide services to the Hirer;
“Hirer” means the person, firm or corporate body using the services of the Agency Worker;
“Employment Business” means MK Personnel Solutions Limited, Company Registered No. 03296899, Registered Office the Old Exchange, 12 Compton Road, Wimbledon, London SW19 7QD; and
“Working Week” means an average of 48 hours each week calculated over a 17-week reference period.


1.2. References to the singular include the plural and references to the masculine include the feminine and vice versa.

1.3. The headings contained in this Agreement are for convenience only and do not affect their interpretation.


The Working Time Regulations 1998 provide that the Agency Worker shall not work on an Assignment with the Hirer in excess of the Working Week unless s/he agrees in writing that this limit should not apply.


Please choose to opt in or opt out of the agreement by ticking the corresponding tick box on the oneline registration form.


4.1. The Agency Worker may end this Agreement by giving the Employment Business 4 weeks’ notice in writing.

4.2. For the avoidance of doubt, any notice bringing this Agreement to an end shall not be construed as termination by the Agency Worker of an Assignment with a Hirer.

4.3. Upon the expiry of the notice period set out in clause 4.1 the Working Week limit shall apply with immediate effect.


This Agreement is governed by the law of England & Wales and is subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of England & Wales.