Review Employment Agreements or risk being caught out

Employers who have not reviewed their employment agreements since April 2016 risk being caught out by recent changes to employment law. In 2016, the Government made sweeping changes to the Employment Relations Act 2000 (Act) designed to prohibit ‘zero hour contracts’. Amongst the changes were new rules about hours of work, and availability provisions. Grace period ends 1 April 2017 The legislation introducing those new rules, which came into force on 1 April 2016, included a grace period, which ends on 1 April 2017. During the grace period, only employment agreements that were entered into after 1 April 2016 had
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