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Monica Atwal writes for The Telegraph on Zero-hours contracts: what should employers think about?

16 May 2017 #Employment #Press

Zero-hours contracts offer pros and cons for workers and small company owners – and there are responsibilities and legal issues to consider.

A reported 905,000 people in the UK are on zero-hours contracts (which don’t guarantee a minimum number of working hours), according to the Office for National Statistics. That’s an increase of 101,000 on the year.

Monica Atwal, Managing Partner of Clarkslegal, along with other legal experts share their advice for business leaders.

"Offering zero-hours contracts should not be motivated by avoiding the responsibility of dealing with employment rights, an ill-founded and costly assumption."

Read the full article here.

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