Employment Benefits In Manchester

Employment Benefits – MLS; Are you an employer looking into zero hours employment contracts and their benefits for your organisation in Manchester? If you need advice and assistance when considering the contract of employment terms and conditions for new employees as well is assistance in the contract documentation you should consult with the highly qualified and experienced legal professionals at Michael Lewin Solicitors who could use their expertise in employment and commercial law to ensure that your company is operating fairly and legally whilst protecting the best interests of your organisation in Manchester.

BBC News published an article on 19 September 2012 written by David Von Hagen discussing the use of zero hours contracts for NHS staff. The article says that "The use of "zero hours" contracts has caused a great deal of controversy particularly the highly skilled professional staff in organisations such as NHS trusts".

It goes on to explain that "The proposals are that midwives cardiologists anaesthetists psychiatrists and other trained health professionals are put on zero hours contracts rather than ordinary employment contracts. There are deep concerns that putting critical life or death professional staff on zero hours contracts is managing the delivery of highly skilled medical treatment in the same way as fast food burger restaurants or contract cleaning agencies."

Are you considering introducing zero hours employment contracts into your company but are concerned about future repercussions due to the reduction of employee benefits compared to ordinary contract of employment at your organisation in Manchester? The highly skilled legal professionals at Michael Lewin Solicitors could offer your organisation in Manchester the expert advice and assistance that you need with regards to the drafting of employment contracts whether these are ordinary or zero hours to ensure that your company is operating fairly and complying with employment legislation at all times.

The mentioned article states that "An ordinary employment contract is an agreement between an employer and an employee. There are certain core terms of employment that are critical to the relationship. In legal terms there is a mutuality of obligation. The employee has to turn up to work and the employer has to reciprocate by providing work."

It further adds that "Zero hours contracts remove all this. The aim of zero hours contracts which are sometimes known as casual contracts is not to contract with and pay individuals to work a set number of hours per week but to use and to pay individuals and as and when required."

The experts at Michael Lewin Solicitors could offer advice and assistance to your organisation with regards to the drafting of employment contracts and discuss the benefits of taking staff on a zero hours contract your organisation in Manchester to determine if this is likely to be the best approach you as well is being able to guide and assist your company in a wide range of other employment and commercial law matters such as negotiating and drafting settlement agreements and providing litigation services; so call our extremely dedicated team today on: 0113 200 9720.


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