Mobility Clauses - An Employee’s Place of Work

Posted in : Essential Guide to Employment Contracts on 11 July 2017
Kiera Lee
Mills Selig
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It is a requirement of Article 33 of Employment Rights (NI) Order 1996 (statement of particulars of employment) that an employer is required to state an employee’s place or places of work. These details are often contained in a contract by way of a mobility clause which reserves the right of the employer to change the place of work. When drafting or exercising a mobility clause there are certain considerations to be taken into account.

Does a Contract need a Mobility Clause?

If the contract is being used to cover the requirements of Article 33 then at minimum it needs a reference to a place /places of work. If there is no mobility clause a court will imply a minimum term, if it is essential

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This article is correct at 11/07/2017

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Kiera Lee
Mills Selig

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