Clarkslegal LLP - Solicitors in Reading and London

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Creating the contract and employment status


A detailed introduction to the creation of the contract of employment and employment status.

Topics covered:

  • Purpose of the contract and the basic elements to forming a contract
  • When is the contract made?
  • Casual workers versus employees
  • Contractual terms and drafting points  
  • Restrictive covenants
  • Pay in lieu of notice
  • Issuing of Fixed Term contracts and unfair dismissal
  • The risks of getting it wrong
  • Flexibility clauses in the contract
  • Implied Duty of Trust and Confidence
  • Types of contract
  • Continuity of Employment
  • Employment status training questions
  • Employment status and contractual rights handout


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