Contracts of employment

Contract of employment
The law specifies that contracts of employment must contain certain details, and your employer must give you your terms of employment in writing.

Changes to your contract of employment
This page explains why your contract of employment might change, and what to do if your employer suggests changing your contract.

Rights of fixed-term workers
Employees on fixed-term contracts generally have the same employment rights as employees on open-ended contracts.

Zero-hours contracts
Zero-hours contracts are banned in most cases.

Transfer of business (TUPE)
Find out how your rights are protected if your employer's business is transferred to a new owner.

Being asked to take a cut in pay or hours
In certain circumstances your employer may ask to cut your pay or hours of work. This is a change to your contract of employment.