Employment laws in the UK - free employment law guide from Lawrite

Employment laws in the UK - free employment law guide

A free guide to British employment law for workers, employees, employers, business owners and managers. Information about employment contracts, employment status, employee, worker or self-employed, unfair dismissal, flexible working rights, maternity and paternity leave, parental leave, holiday entitlement, the Working Time Regulations, wages, equal pay, sick pay, disciplinary and grievance procedures, redundancy, pensions, equality and discrimination at work.

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