What is a Contract of Employment?
A Contract of Employment is an agreement between an employer and employee. The contract lays out the rights of the employee, dictating what they are entitled to and what they are not allowed to do and what could see their contracted terminated.
Typically, a written contract of employment sets out rights and obligations, including the right to work in a safe place and to receive minimum notice periods. Some terms are also automatically included, whether written or not, because they are implied by statute or practice over time.
It is vital that when you are given your contract of employment that you read through the terms and conditions carefully.
Contractual Disputes can sometimes occur with your employer
If you disagree with your employer about the terms upon which you are employed, you may have a contractual dispute.
If you feel you are in a situation where you may have a contractual dispute please contact one of our advisers to discuss as soon as possible.
The Employment Tribunal has very strict time-limits for making contractual disputes claims; usually three months less one day from the date of your complaint. It is therefore important you seek advice as soon as you can.
If you need advice on contractual disputes please do not hesitate to contact your nearest Ringrose Law Office. Offices in Boston, Sleaford, Grantham, Newark or Lincoln and ask for a member of the Employment Law Team.