Probationary Periods: Assessing an Employee’s Suitability for the RolePosted in : Reddy Made Contracts on 27 November 2017
Candidates may be impressive at interview. However, it is not until a candidate starts the role that an employer gets a real opportunity to assess the employee’s suitability for the position.
Having a probationary clause in a contract of employment is a useful tool for employers, so long as they are used correctly.
What is the purpose of a probationary period and how long should it be?
The purpose of a probationary period is to provide a period of time during which the employer can assess the employee’s suitability for the role.
The length of the probationary period may vary depending on the nature of the job and the length of time that the employer considers they will need to
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