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HRgenius Zero Hours Contracts Guide

A zero hours contract is one of several types of contract used to confirm the terms and conditions which apply to the working relationship between an individual and his/her employer.

Currently, there is no legal definition of a zero hours contract. Generally, the essence of a zero hours contract is that there is no guarantee that any hours of work will be provided to the individual, hence the term 'zero hours'. Additionally, the individual is not obliged to accept any of the work offered to him/her by the employer.... Read more in our guide