As an employer, it is important for you to understand the rights that employees are entitled to in the course of their employment. These rights are outlined in the Employment Rights Act 1996, which gives statutory guidelines that employers must adhere to.
Legislation provides a wide range of rights for the employee from daily rest breaks, a minimum wage though to maternity, paternity and adoption leave.
We have detailed a useful summary of these rights, outlined below;
Employment rights can be complex and may vary according to an employees individual contract of employment. We are able to offer you advice in this respect and will offer guidance and assistance in facilitating or reviewing employees contracts of employment.
The duties that an employer owes to an employee are increasingly wide ranging and also cover, in some circumstances, relationships with fellow employees. To avoid any misunderstandings or tribunal claims it is imperative that you safeguard your business and understand your rights and obligations as an employer.
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