The Requirement to Provide a Contract of EmploymentPosted in : Essential Guide to Employment Contracts on 19 January 2016 Issues covered:
The Requirement to Provide a Written Statement of Particulars / Contract of Employment
What is the legal requirement?
Employees (not all workers) are entitled to a written statement of particulars of the most important aspects of their contract. Alternative documents may be used such as an offer letter, letter of engagement or contract of employment.
The statement must be provided within two months of the employee’s start date. If the employee is to begin work outside the UK (for a period of more than one month) within the initial two month period then the statement must be given to them before they leave the UK to begin work.
It must be provided to all employees as long as they have
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This article is correct at 19/01/2016
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