A model contract clause on holiday pay on termination for fixed-term employees.
A model contract clause on benefits for fixed-term employees.
An employment tribunal has found that an individual employed on three consecutive fixed-term contracts over almost a decade is a permanent employee, in a case that has significance for employers in sectors that regularly employ staff for a fixed term, such as teaching, IT and construction.
Practical guidance on dealing with the end of a fixed-term contract, including redundancy as a reason for dismissal; and successive fixed-term contracts.
Zero hours contracts are a useful option for employers that cannot guarantee a consistent level of work for their staff. But can an employer still rely on zero hours provisions to reduce an employee's hours after years of giving them full-time work?
The Court of Appeal has held that an employee who was employed under a series of fixed-term contracts and whose contract was terminated could bring a claim of unfair dismissal despite the fact that he was employed to work outside Great Britain. Territorial limitations to unfair dismissal rights should be modified where necessary to enable a right emanating from European law to be enforced.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to contract types.