Your Questions Answered

Posted in : Supplementary Articles ROI on 18 December 2015
Jennifer Cashman
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Jennifer Cashman, Partner, from Ronan Daly Jermyn considers questions which came up at Legal-Island's recent Annual Review of Employment Law. This email is the second in a short series of Q&A articles which provide brief answers to your questions. In this email, we focus on questions surrounding contracts of employment.

Question 1: 

Q. Is it acceptable to include a probationary clause in a contract when an existing employee is promoted stating that the employee will revert to his or her previous post if performance is unsatisfactory following promotion?

A. Yes, it is but much safer to say that the person will revert to previous role or a suitable equivalent role, if one is

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This article is correct at 18/12/2015

The information in this article is provided as part of Legal-Island's Employment Law Hub. We regret we are not able to respond to requests for specific legal or HR queries and recommend that professional advice is obtained before relying on information supplied anywhere within this article.

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