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Companies could be banned from preventing workers on 'zero hours' contracts from working for another company, under proposals put forward by the Government. 20 Dec 2013
Reforms suggested by the national whistleblowing charity would “very significantly strengthen” legal protections for employees, but could create huge burdens for employers without narrowing the sort of activities that are protected, an expert has said. 02 Dec 2013
This guide is based on UK law. It was last updated in October 2013
This guide is based on UK law. It was last updated in June 2011. The contract of employment is the agreement between employer and employee which governs the relationship between both parties. It ne...
New 'employee shareholder' equity-linked employment contracts are now available, allowing workers to give up some of their employment rights in exchange for shares in the companies that they work for. 04 Sep 2013
Broad references by the press to 'zero hours' employment contracts are unhelpful, as the term is used to refer to a wide variety of contracts that can be used for a number of legitimate business reasons, an expert has said. 22 Aug 2013
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