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Employers are required to provide employees with an employment contract, a written statement of certain terms and conditions of their employment, within two months of the beginning of their employment.
Employer should always consult with the employee prior to changing an employee's contract of employment. Failure to follow a fair procedure when varying employees' terms and conditions of employment may result in an employee bringing a claim for breach of contract.
8 Jan 2020
The new year begins with a new government, the prospect of Brexit and a number of employment law developments already...
28 Nov 2019
The legal distinction between employee and worker usually focuses on rights such as leave and pay, but what happens in...
25 Nov 2019
Community Interest Companies (CICs) are becoming a more popular option for running heritage sites or similar organisations transferring out of...
22 Nov 2019
Only 18 of 71 global hotel firms operating in the UK have met the minimum requirements of the UK Modern Slavery Act 2015.
20 Nov 2019
Encouraging employees to adopt a greener lifestyle is one thing, but how far can employers go in terms of building...
19 Nov 2019
A future Labour government would “rewrite the rules of our economy” and would help workers “take back control”, John McDonnell...
11 Nov 2019
If the four-day week is to be a realistic option for businesses, work needs to be done on how it can be made to suit companies of different sizes.
4 Nov 2019
Retail staff at Asda who have yet to sign a new contract have been given an additional seven days to...
1 Nov 2019
Up to 12,000 Asda staff are yet to sign a new contract that will require them to work flexible hours...
25 Oct 2019
The UK’s highest court has awarded £2m compensation to a scientist over technology he came up with while working for Unilever in the 1980s.
25 Oct 2019
The clocks go back an hour at 2:00am on Sunday 27 October 2019. But what does this mean for night workers?
23 Oct 2019
HM Revenue and Customs has announced it will make changes to its Check Employment Status for Tax tool, which has...
17 Oct 2019
Thousands of employees at Asda face dismissal next month if they refuse to sign a contract that will require them...
16 Oct 2019
Recent decisions by major employers such as Barclays and Lloyds to bring all contractors onto payroll have ruffled feathers in...