Zero-Hours ContractsPosted in : How do I handle it NI on 14 January 2014
I want to engage new staff on zero-hours contracts, but I am aware that there has been a lot of bad press about these recently. Does this mean I should not use zero-hours contracts anymore?”
Amanda Espey from the Employment team at Tughans writes:
Despite the media spotlight on zero-hours contracts in recent months, it is still lawful for employers to engage workers under zero-hours working arrangements.
What are Zero-Hours Contracts?
Whilst there is no accepted legal definition of what a zero-hours contract is, generally speaking, such contracts will be contracts for casual working whereby the
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