Published November 2018
Every employer is required by law to issue to each employee, within 2 months of commencing employment, a written statement of the main terms and conditions of employment.
There are differences between ‘employees’, ‘workers’ and ‘contractors’. These differences in status can affect their rights and responsibilities in the workplace.
As Christmas is fast approaching, by thinking about potential problems now, employers can make it a happy Christmas for everyone and minimise the risk of complaints or industrial tribunal claims.
You can use the Labour Relations Agency Arbitration Scheme to resolve an employment–related dispute (a “claim”) instead of going to a tribunal.