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Employment guidance notes

01 Apr 2016

Since 1964 there has been a statutory requirement for employers to provide written particulars of employment to their employees, although there have been various changes of detail over the years. 

The current provisions are in the Employment Rights Act 1996. This requires every employee who works in the U.K. to be given a written statement setting out specified information relating to his or her terms of employment. The requirement was extended to part time employees in 2000. The only general exception is for people who are employed for less than a month.


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