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What to look for in your Employment Contract

January 18th, 2018

 

  1. Is your name and the full name of your employer stated correctly?
  2. Is the date that your employment began stated?
  3. If any previous employment counts toward your ‘continuous employment’, this should be detailed.
  4. Where is your expected place of work and can this change?
  5. What will your job title be and is there a brief description of your duties?
  6. Is your rate of pay given and details of when and how you will be paid?
  7. Are your working days and hours detailed?
  8. What is your holiday entitlement?
  9. Are details given of what to do if you are absent from work due to sickness or illness and do you receive pay when absent?
  10. What is your notice period if you want to terminate your employment and is this different if the employer wants to terminate your employment?
  11. What details are given in relation to a company pension?
  12. Will the job be permanent or is it temporary?

Leah is a solicitor and Head of Employment at Lennons. She undertakes an array of employment law issues.

If you are in need of any assistance with Employment Law, please contact our Head of Employment Law, Leah Waller, on 01494 773377 or email hello@lennonssolicitors.co.uk

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