Standard Employment Contract

A standard employment contract is vital to ensuring that a business and its staff operate effectively and professionally, they ensure that everyone knows what is expected of them and help to avoid unnecessary misunderstandings and disputes. From April 2020 it has been a legal requirement that all new members of staff receive an employment contract on or before their start date. Our employment contracts ensure that your business is legally compliant.

Who this service is for

I can provide a standard employment contract for employers who meet the statutory requirements for sick pay and pensions. It is ideal for non- customer-focused staff who provide administrative tasks such as reception, accounts, support roles and can be drafted for general roles.
Key benefits

  • Connect with an experienced lawyer quickly and simply
  • Get a qualified opinion on your issue/s
  • Upfront and transparent pricing

What happens after purchase?

Your lawyer will onboard you (KYC, conflicts checks, and client care letter - if applicable)
You send supporting material to the lawyer ahead of the meeting
Consultation takes place
Lawyer sends an email to summarize high level points from the conversation and quotes for any further work required
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FAQ’s

What the service will cover
  • Drafting the template contract from our precedent document including the following clauses:
    • Job title and job description
    • Homeworking clause
    • Pay
    • Notice periods
    • Company holiday period
    • Statutory sick pay clause
    • Standard pension provision
    • Garden Leave clause
    • Payment in lieu of notice clause
    • Data Protection, Confidentiality, and Intellectual property clause
  • 1 hour of telephone/video conference calls to obtain instructions and discuss any amendments
  • 2 sets of minor amendments to the standard clauses
  • emailing a final version template.
What the service excludes
  • Drafting bespoke clauses including those listed below:
    • Drafting company sick scheme
    • Restrictive covenants after the employee leaves
    • Provisions for a company car
    • Clauses for a company pension scheme
    • Payments of bonuses and commissions
    • Any company incentive schemes, i.e. life assurance schemes, private medical schemes
  • Redrafting and rewording clauses
  • In-person meetings
  • Adding additional contract clauses
  • Adding details of a specific employee
What you need to provide
  • The first step after the purchase will be to provide verification of your identity and supply the following documentation so your adviser can carry out their ‘Know Your Customer’ (KYC) and ‘Anti-Money Laundering’ (AML) checks. Please have the following at hand but note that this may not be a complete list:
    • Company name, VAT number (if applicable), registration number
    • Key contacts and associated contact details including email and mobile
    • The names and home addresses of all directors
    • Home utility bill (no more than 3 months old) and passport for every person who owns or controls more than 25% of the voting rights of your business
Iain Lock
Iain Lock
Q&A HR

0203 322 8205

Iain is a solicitor with over 20 years of experience in advising SMEs, start-ups, charities on all a...

£275.00 +VAT

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Iain Lock
Iain Lock
Q&A HR

0203 322 8205

Iain is a solicitor with over 20 years of experience in advising SMEs, start-ups, charities on all a...

£275.00 +VAT

Sold By: Iain Lock

20 years experience across

Professional Services
Recruitment & HR

Not sure what you’re looking for?  Let us match you with a legal advisor