Updated to reflect changes in entitlement to a written statement of employment particulars, effective from 6 April 2020.
Updated to reflect the Government's announcement in the Queen's speech, on the right to request a more predictable contract.
Updated to include information on East of England Ambulance Trust v Flowers, in which the Court of Appeal held that the calculation of holiday pay should include voluntary overtime.
Updated to include new rates of the national minimum wage, effective from 1 April 2019.
Updated to include information on López v Servicio Madrileño de Salud (Comunidad de Madrid), an ECJ decision relating to justification for successive renewals of a fixed-term contract.
The employment tribunal in this case concluded that it was open to an NHS trust to decide not to renew a consultant anaesthetist's fixed-term contract because it had recruited a number of permanent anaesthetists to take on the work.
The employment tribunal in this case concluded that it was not unfair for a university to decide against renewing an associate tutor's fixed-term contract because the work that he had been doing was taken over by permanent staff.
A model contract clause stating that a contract is for a fixed duration.
A model contract clause stating that a fixed-term contract is for a particular task.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to fixed-term contracts.