Cold temperatures and the weather

While there is currently no UK law that sets a maximum or minimum working temperature, Community stands alongside its sister unions in our fight for a minimum workplace temperature, as well as negotiating the provision of temporary heating, relaxation of dress code when it is cold, and paid breaks for staff to keep warm. 

It is vital that you know where you stand when facing cold temperatures and weather while at work.

If you need help or advice, please contact us at or on 0800 389 6332.


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