This Download Now' template can be used by companies to allow their employees to legally opt out of the 48-hour working week. Under the Working Time Regulations employees are not required to work for more than 48 hours per week (including overtime), but individual employees can voluntarily opt out' and work more than the 48-hour limit. But the employer and employee must get it in writing. This download lets you easily do so. It is in PDF format and includes expert guidance on how to complete the form. Valid throughout the UK.