All employees are entitled in law (S1 Employment Rights Act 1996) to a written contract of employment. If one is not provided, they are presumed to have the rights set out in the Act as a default. So if, as an employer, you want to control the way in which staff holidays, absence, performance management etc. are dealt with within your organisation, you should provide and agree your own contract with your staff.
You should also be aware that your senior staff and directors will often have access to important and valuable information about your business so it's important to know that you can control and protect how they deal with that information both during their tenure and after they leave. We can tailor senior employee and directors restricted covenants and advise on what's likely to be enforceable.
Remember, if an employee tries to bring a claim against their employer, the first place tribunal will often look will be the contract of employment.
Our service includes the preparation of:
We will work with you to understand exactly what your requirements are, what's been agreed and what the individual is actually doing to provide a bespoke contract tailored to your needs.
We can advise on best practice over and above the statutory minimum requirements of:
Contracts can be part-time or full-time and can be fixed term or permanent.