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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.
16 Sep 2019
The youngest and oldest staff working in atypical ways, such as temporary work, are the most at risk of missing...
12 Sep 2019
A recent judgment has highlighted the urgent need for a reliable tool for organisations to determine employment status, a law...
11 Sep 2019
The state of California is close to passing a landmark bill that will require employers to treat gig economy workers...
10 Sep 2019
A future Labour government would create a ministry of employment rights and a workers’ protection agency, Jeremy Corbyn has announced....
5 Sep 2019
A Sheffield-based company has announced plans to make it a disciplinary offence to bring single-use plastic into the office.
20 Aug 2019
Employees at a Costa Coffee franchise in Essex claim they have had £200 deducted from their final payslips to cover...
15 Aug 2019
Asda staff have taken part a rally outside the retailer’s headquarters in Leeds in protest over contract changes that will...
2 Aug 2019
Amid all the political turmoil in July, employers will be forgiven for missing a flurry of proposed new employment laws...
22 Jul 2019
The government has announced legislation to address the misuse of non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) in the workplace – including clauses designed...
19 Jul 2019
The government has announced new proposals of compensation for workers when their shift is cancelled at short notice
16 Jul 2019
With traditional union membership in decline, employees are finding new ways to voice their opposition to corporate decisions, as shown...
12 Jul 2019
The death of a likely-fatigued rail maintenance worker has prompted call for widespread change in the industry
10 Jul 2019
The recent judgment on restrictive covenants in contracts, Tillman v Egon Zehnder, overturned a century-old principle on competition clauses. But...
4 Jul 2019
Seven in 10 university academics and teaching staff say their mental health has been “damaged” by working on insecure contracts,...