• Employment contracts

    A contract is an agreement between employee and employer setting out implied and explicit terms and conditions - written statement of particulars, collective agreements

  • Contract types and employer responsibilities

    Employers' responsibilities for different contract types: full-time, part-time, fixed term, agency workers, consultants, zero hours, family members, volunteers and young workers

  • Employment status

    Employment status (worker, employee, self-employed, director or contractor) affects employment rights and employer responsibilities in the workplace

  • Continuous employment

    Employees working for one employer without a break, employments rights for continuous services, breaks that don't affect continuous service

  • Fixed-term employment contracts

    Employees' rights at work under fixed-term contracts - and what happens if a contract is renewed or ended

  • Flexible working

    Requesting flexible working, how to make an application, what business reasons an employer can give to reject an application and how to appeal

  • Employers: preventing discrimination

    Discrimination policy and equal opportunities in the workplace - sex discrimination, disabled workers, older people, compulsory retirement

  • Maximum weekly working hours

    Working time directive and maximum weekly working hours including how to calculate your weekly working hours and working time limits if you're a young worker

  • Part-time workers' rights

    Part-time workers shouldn't be treated less favourably than full-time workers; employers' responsibilities and what part-time workers can do if they're treated unfairly

  • Overtime: your rights

    Overtime law - what is overtime, overtime pay, employee rights, part-time workers and time off in lieu

  • Sunday working

    The rules for working on Sundays, opt in, opt out arrangements, rules for shop and betting shop workers

  • Anti-bribery policy

    Protect yourself and your business by putting in place an anti-bribery policy for those who work for you and on your behalf

  • Employer relocation: your rights

    When employers move, employees with mobility clauses, what happens with redundancies, compensation, disputes and company takeovers

  • Business support helplines

    Get business support and advice over the phone - setting up and running a business, advice on exports and exporting

  • Night working hours

    The rules on working hours - hour and limits, rests, health assessments and terms and conditions

  • Rest breaks at work

    Workers' rights to rest breaks at work - length of breaks, how your age affects rest breaks, exceptions to the rules for shift workers, young people, and drivers

  • Workplace bullying and harassment

    What to do about bullying and harassment at work - the law, action employees can take and advice for employers about their responsibilities