Continuity of Employment - Why is it Important?Posted in : Essential Guide to Employment Contracts on 19 April 2016
The requirement to provide a written statement of terms of employment includes the date from which the employment began. It is important to record this as many employment rights only apply after a minimum period of continuous service. For example: after one year continuous service an individual can bring an unfair dismissal claim; after two years an employee is entitled to statutory redundancy pay.
https://www.nibusinessinfo.co.uk/node/993 (Table showing rights which become available after certain period of continuous service).
An important exception to the requirement of one years’ service
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