The software takes into consideration the current working time laws, and ensures regular update to meet these legal requirements. Some of the areas it takes into consideration are:
The software makes use of simple graphics, such as bar graphs (see example below) to show how much of their weekly working allowance an employee has used.
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.