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Employment Contracts & Documentation

Your guide to HR policies and other essential business documents.

Whatever company policy you need to focus on, you’ll find expert advice here to guide you across the most important aspects of day-to-day business life. Managing your business is time-consuming enough before you have to consider the various contract of employment laws you need.

What is a contract of employment?

It's a type of contract that you use to assign rights and responsibilities to an employee. This makes it important to set them up correctly for your employees, as it defines 

As a wider part of your contracts, you'll also need to regularly deal with business documents. These include business letters, reports, emails and memorandums, transactions, and your finances.

More complex topics receive coverage to help you understand the likes of fixed-term contracts and what you’ll need to do in the event of a change of employment contract.

You can find a range of other helpful features to assist you with this matter:

To find out more about our business documentation services you can call us for immediate guidance on 01455 858 132.

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Expert View - Non-Compliant Contract

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Expert View - Non-Compliant Contract

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Expert View: Employment Contracts

If you’d like to download a copy of the contract reviewed in the video, click here.   Make Your

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Hiring Temporary Staff

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Restrictive Covenants

If an important employee leaves your business, you might have concerns about them working for a comp

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Do Your Employees Have a Right to Request Flexible Working?

Flexible working is a scheme that employees want more and more. If done correctly it can provide a m

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HR Considerations for Volunteers, Apprentices, Freelancers & Contractors

When considering using volunteers, apprentices or freelancers and contractors within an organisation

Sample Payslip for Workers

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Sample Payslip for Workers

How To Guide: Helping Employees with the EU Settlement Scheme

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How To Guide: Helping Employees with the EU Settlement Scheme

Sample Risk Assessment Template

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Sample Risk Assessment Template

Sample Health & Safety Communication and Consultation Policy

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Sample Health & Safety Communication and Consultation Policy

Download Croner's sample health & safety communication and consultation policy, here.

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Zero Hour Contracts: An Employer's Guide

Zero hour contracts (ZHC) are often a point of contention. The appeal of this type of contract is it

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Uber Loses Appeal to Classify Drivers as Self-Employed

The Court of Appeal has refused to overturn previous judgements that Uber drivers are entitled to em

Adverse Weather Policy

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Adverse Weather Policy

Here we’ve included a free sample adverse weather policy that UK business owners can refer to...

Sample Data Protection Policy

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Sample Data Protection Policy

Here we’ve included a free sample data protection policy that UK business owners can refer to...

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The Future of NDAs

Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs) have taken the spotlight recently as a method of preventing employe

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How do you Write a Contract of Employment?

It's your legal obligation as an employer to provide each employee with a written contract. You mus

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Mythbuster – Verbal Contracts are NOT Valid Contracts

This is a fairly common myth, but an important one. Why? Because a verbal employment contract or one

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Missing a Modern Slavery Statement?

Legally, organisations with an annual turnover of £36 million or more must publish a modern slavery

Sample Health & Safety Policy Statement

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Sample Health & Safety Policy Statement

Here we’ve included a free sample Health & Safety Policy Statement that UK business owners can refer to.

Sample Sporting Events Policy

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Sample Sporting Events Policy

Download our free sample policy on HR and H&S matters during major sporting events.

Your Apprenticeships Guide

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Your Apprenticeships Guide

This white paper provides guidance on employing apprentices, and dealing with common issues with apprenticeships.

Changes To Workers Rights: What It Means For Your Business

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Changes To Workers Rights: What It Means For Your Business

This white paper explains the potential changes in employment law for those working in the Gig Economy.

Sample Employment Contract

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Sample Employment Contract

Download our free sample contract as a guide for typical terms and conditions for employers.

Employment Status Factsheet

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Employment Status Factsheet

A clear and concise breakdown of employee, self-employed and worker status.

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Recent Developments in the Gig Economy

The recent case of Gary Smith v Pimlico Plumbers has been a significant case in relation to those en

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Hermes Legal Action - What This Means for the Gig Economy

The latest legal chapter concerning workers’ rights in the so called gig economy has begun, with eig

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Government must Handle Gig Economy Flaws Before it's too Late

With the media continuing to cast a keen spotlight on the rights of workers’ in the Gig Economy, cas

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New 'Flexible' Asda Contract Offers Higher Wage

Renowned Supermarket group Asda is offering staff a higher wage if they accept a new contract, which

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Atypical Working and Employment Status: Pimlico Plumbers v Smith

The employment status of individuals who are purported to be self-employed has certainly been in the

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Gig Decisions Not Ground Breaking

Following last week’s tribunal win for City Sprint bicycle courier, Maggie Dewhurst, plus recent gig

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Inquiry into the "Gig Economy"

The Government has launched an inquiry into the future world of work and the gig economy following p

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Employed or Self-Employed?

There is a plethora of case law regarding employment status; however the fundamental factor for an E

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No more nominal payments as consideration?

The law of contract provides that whenever a change is made to a contract of employment the variatio