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Contracts and rights of employees

This advice describes the aspects that should be included in an employment contract and the rights of employees.


All employees are entitled to a contract of employment that describes the main terms of their employment, their obligations and their rights. For new members of your team, it is generally the final stage of a recruitment process. The recruitment process is explained in BDA advice Recruiting staff, which also describes the pre- employment checks that you must undertake and the importance of references.

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