contract of employment

What do zero hour contracts mean for workers?

by Redmans Solicitors October 4, 2012 Commercial Law

The concept of “zero hour contracts” can be a confusing one for both businesses and workers. This post will therefore look at this concept and try to clarify what a zero hours contract is and what working under a zero hour contract means for workers. This will entail looking at the following issues: What is […]

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Zero hour contracts and claiming unfair dismissal

by Redmans Solicitors August 26, 2012 Employment Law

Zero hour contracts are a hot (and relatively new) topic in the employment law world. They are typically used by employers to reduce the legal obligations that they are supposed to honour to their employees and have been much-criticised as a way or “ripping off” young workers. However, conversely, it has also been argued that […]

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