Tag: zero hours

Zero Hours But Not Zero Rights

In recent years, zero hours contracts have come under increasing criticism. Although such contracts are undoubtedly a valuable tool for businesses who experience fluctuating demand or who face an uncertain trading period, a particular concern was the growing use by employers of exclusivity clauses, a clause in the contract seeking to prevent employees and workers …

The Queen has spoken

Just when it seems that employers are getting to grips with the new employment legislation introduced earlier this year, the Queen’s Speech has highlighted the Government’s proposals for a number of new employment related measures contained with the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill. We set out below some of the highlights: The Bill will …