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Successfully Navigating Successive Fixed Term Contracts

Posted in : Reddy Made Contracts on 29 January 2018
Laura Graham
Reddy Charlton Solicitors

Take the following example:

An employee is currently employed on his third fixed term contract.  His employer wants to provide him with a further fixed term contract for one year but the employee is asserting that he is entitled to a contract of indefinite duration.  His fixed term contracts have been as follows: -

  • Four year fixed term contract from January 2009 – January 2013
  • Two year fixed term contract from January 2013 – January 2015
  • Two year fixed term contract from January 2015 – January 2017

Is it legally permissible for his employer to provide him with a further fixed term

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This article is correct at 29/01/2018
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Laura Graham
Reddy Charlton Solicitors

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