Employment contract law – What to include in the statement

The statement must include specific legally-binding information that relates to the employment relationship between the employer and the employee. The employment contract is required to contain specific details (including but not limited to):

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The employer must provide every employee with a written statement of main terms on or before the first day of work.

The employment contract must include a number of specified terms and conditions.

Organisations that fail to provide the statutory statement of main terms and conditions will breach the rights of their employee. This applies when:

  • The statement is not provided at all
  • A statement is provided but does not contain all the required information
  • There is a dispute over the accuracy of the terms contained within the statement or written notification of changes to the statement terms has not been provided

As per the employment contract law, employees may complain to an employment tribunal in the event the employer doesn’t issue a complete statement or fails to issue it on time.

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