The Philp Lee Guide to: Employment ContractsPosted in : The Employment Law Cheat Sheet (by Philip Lee) on 27 July 2021
An employment contract is a binding agreement between an employer and an employee which sets out each party’s rights and obligations.Does an employer have a free hand when drafting the contract?
To a degree – but there are certain mandatory statutory provisions that will override the terms of the contract. For example, an employer is obliged to give a minimum period of notice depending on the length of the employee’s service. A contractual clause that is shorter will be invalid – the employee will be entitled to insist upon the statutory notice period.What is the difference between a contract of service and a contract for services?
A contract of service
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This article is correct at 27/07/2021
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