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Zero Hours Flowchart

(NB:  Changes to the legislation were introduced from  1st September 2015 in respect of removing the 8 hour threshold for the purposes of calculating length of service and the right to claim for unfair dismissal.  These changes are likely to mean that people working under zero hour contracts are employees and therefore will receive the same rights as all other employees.  However this is likely to only be determined by the Tribunal.


This flowchart is designed to assist a business in deciding whether a zero hours contract is the right type of contract for the work they have available; click here


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