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Hey. My company is looking to hire its first two employees

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Hey.

My company is looking to hire its first two employees in the next two months. Could you please advise or link to what a basic employment contract should contain.

Also is it possible to issue a temp employment contract for let's say 30 days while the final one is being put together by a solicitor?

Ben Jones :

Hello, my name is XXXXX XXXXX it is my pleasure to assist you with your question today.


By law you are only required to issue an employee with a written statement of employment particulars within 2 months of the date they started working for you. So you do not have to issue a contract as such, the statement will suffice and if you only want to postpone the issuing of the formal contract by a month then you would not even be required to issue them with anything during that time.


 


You can find a template written statement here:


 


http://www.acas.org.uk/media/word/5/s/HS02-written-statement-example.doc


 

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