Code of Practice - Time off for trade union duties and activities

Acas' revised Code of Practice on time off for trade union duties and activities came into effect on 1 January 2010.

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The Code has been revised, after substantial consultation, to reflect the changing nature of the British workplace and the effect this has had on time off arrangements for trade union representatives.

Related guides

To complement the new Code of Practice on time off for trade union duties, we have produced two new guides. The first of the guides deals with managing time off for union representatives, the second with time off for non-union representatives: