What is an employment contract?
An employment contract is a legally binding agreement between an employer and an employee. Both parties must follow the terms of the contract until it ends or until the terms are changed.
In an employment contract, an employee’s rights and responsibilities should be clearly set out.
It is important to ensure the Contract of employment sets out the conditions of employment such as working hours, place of work, salary, holiday entitlement, benefits and bonuses.
Employee rights, responsibilities and duties would also usually be included within the Contract. These can also be included within Policies set out in a Staff Handbook or Office Manual.
At Davisons, we can draft your employment contracts or ensure they are up to date to comply with the law.