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A fixed-term employee is someone employed on a contract for a defined period. The period may be defined by time (for example, a period of months or years), by reference to the completion of a task, or by reference to a specific event.
20 Nov 2019
Two-fifths of Britons have turned to agency work, contracting or freelancing during their careers, suggesting a continued shift away from...
13 Nov 2019
Three-fifths of employers are concerned they will miss out on temporary talent when the IR35 off-payroll rules are extended to...
9 Oct 2019
Brenda Charnock examines the case of a woman unfairly dismissed for being pregnant and asks why some employers fail to...
4 Jul 2019
Seven in 10 university academics and teaching staff say their mental health has been “damaged” by working on insecure contracts,...
2 Jul 2019
Can an employer ignore a grievance if the employee no longer works for the organisation?
The most popular FAQ on...
7 Mar 2019
Offering flexible working may not be enough to attract and retain talent in today’s job market – agile working needs...
6 Mar 2019
Employers are battling economic uncertainty but still struggle to source much-needed skills. In such a volatile jobs market, what role...
1 Mar 2019
When faced with the need to make redundancies, how should an employer decide which employees to select?
Redundancy exercises bring...
21 Nov 2018
With the festive season almost upon us, and the Black Friday sales beginning this week, many employers are looking for...
2 Oct 2018
Can you dismiss before a probationary period ends if they're not up to the job?
29 Aug 2017
In sectors such as hospitality, tourism, retail and agriculture, seasonal peaks can bring an influx of work at certain times...
30 Jun 2017
Determining the correct composition of the redundancy pool is a step in the right direction to carrying out a fair...
9 May 2017
The UK jobs market has experienced its steepest drop in candidate availability for 16 months, according to the Recruitment and...
9 Mar 2017
What's keeping HR professionals awake at night?