All items: Contract types

  • Fixed-term contracts: five points for employers

    17 August 2016

    Engaging employees under fixed-term contracts can provide employers with workforce flexibility. Such employees have an array of rights, in particular under the Fixed-term Employees Regulations. We look at five points that employers should watch out for.

  • Employment law changes April 2016: an eight-point checklist

    31 March 2016

    Every April, new legislation affecting employment rights and responsibilities is introduced. This year, the development receiving the most attention is the introduction of the national living wage.

  • The controversy around zero hours contracts

    1 November 2013

    John Charlton looks at the current position on the contentious zero hours contracts.

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Legal guidance: HR and legal information and guidance relating to contract types.