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Zero Hours Contracts

Briefing highlights

This briefing will be of interest to anyone either working on a zero hours contract or someone who hires people on zero hours contracts who need to know about core legal issues surrounding these type of contracts.  It looks at the sometimes emotive issue of zero hours contracts in terms of the difficulties of not having a singular definition and issues such as – paper versus practice, case law decisions, consultations in GB and NI and the potential future regulation of such contracts.  

Learning outcomes

At the end of this briefing, participants will be able to:

  • distinguish between  a contract of service and contract for services
  • utilise relevant  case decisions as they may apply to their organisations
  • prepare for future regulation of zero hours contracts in terms of policies and clauses
Location Date Spaces Book
Belfast Thursday, 09 May 2019 - 09:30am 18 Book Now

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