This document should be used where an employee is being employed on a permanent basis. Where an employee is being employed on a fixed term basis, an Employment Contract (fixed term) should be used. Where an employee is being employed on a part-time basis, an Employment Contract (part-time) should be used.
Employment contract – Junior (permanent)
You should consider the following:
- Will there be a probation period? How long will the probation period last?
- How much will the employee’s basic salary be? How much is the full-time equivalent? How often will the employee be paid, and on what date (e.g. the last Friday of the month)?
- Is there a bonus scheme available?
- Who will be the employee’s manager?
- What hours will the employee work? Will they work on specific days? Will they have a set work schedule or will it change every week? If it changes, how far in advance will it be agreed?
- Will the employee be expected to work weekends?
- Does the Company have core hours that are of most importance? What are they? (e.g. a bar might have core hours when it predicts it will be the busiest, such as weekends).
- What will the employee’s duties be?
- Will the employee have to work outside of the UK? If yes, for how long?
- When does the Company’s holiday year un? How many holiday days will the employee be entitled to? Does this include public holidays?
- Will the employee need to use some of their holiday over the Christmas period? How much holiday will they be expected to use over the Christmas period?
- What is the procedure when an employee is too ill to come into work? What time do they need to inform their manager?
- If this is your first time employing someone, you may not have your key documents in place. You should have the following docs also:
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