Probationary Periods - A Testing TimePosted in : LK Shields on Employment Law on 30 March 2023 Issues covered: Probation
What is probation?
Probation is not a legally defined term but generally is understood to mean a defined period usually at the beginning of the employment relationship which affords the employer (and the employee) an opportunity to assess the suitability of the employee for the role.
Are there any rules around probationary periods?
The European Union (Transparent and Predictable Working Conditions) Regulations 2022 (Regulations) which came into force on 16 December 2022 introduced new statutory requirements regarding probationary periods.
What do the Regulations provide on probationary periods?
- Statement of employment
Where a probationary period
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This article is correct at 30/03/2023
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