This is a free employment law guide covering the basics of British employment law for employers, business owners and managers.
The guide covers what is employment, the contract of employment, workers or self-employed, part-time workers, fixed-term employees, wages, national minimum wage, holidays and working time, disciplinary and grievance procedures, dismissals, redundancy, working parents, employment tribunals, health and safety.
This guide is intended for employers and managers. If you are an employee, there is another guide to your rights at work, written specifically for employees, which you can access from the employment law help for employees page:
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