Monthly Archives: February 2019

Can I use zero hour contracts to cover unpredictable work demand?

From 1st March 2019, zero hour contracts will be prohibited unless there is a genuine requirement for a short-term relief or a casual employee. If you need cover for unpredictable work, it may be better to rely on an ‘if and when’ work arrangement. Under this arrangement, there is no obligation on you to provide work to the workers in question and likewise no obligation on the worker... Read More