Students aged 13 – 16 who have a part-time job or holiday work need to ensure that their employer has applied for an employment permit from the council where the business is based.
During school holidays pupils aged 13 and 14 can be employed for up to 5 hours a day from Monday to Saturday and 2 hours on a Sunday for a maximum of 25 hours across the week.
Pupils aged 15 and 16 can be employed up to 8 hours a day from Monday to Saturday and 2 hours on Sunday for a maximum of 35 hours across the week.
All pupils must have two weeks leave during the school holidays.
Please see the pdf below for further information about employer permits for young people.