Office Worker and Administrative Employment Contract Template

Office Worker/Administrative Employment Contract (Full Time)

EMP.RE.02.05

The Office Worker/Administrative Employment Contract (Full Time) can be applied to a wide variety of jobs, in particular clerical, administrative and secretarial roles and many other junior levels.

Employers must provide workers and employees with a written statement of their main terms and conditions of employment and this is often known as a Standard Form Section One Statement.

This Contract covers the requirements of a Standard Form Section One Statement. From 6 April 2020, there are new rules on what must be included in a written statement for new starters and pre-existing employees will be able to request a written statement that complies with the new rules. This contract complies with these requirements and must be provided to the employee or worker by day one of employment

This employment contract has a General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)-compliant data processing clause. After 25 May 2018, employers must use this clause, as employers will not be able to rely on the existing generic consent clauses.

This Employment Contract contains standard confidentiality provisions, but no restrictive covenants. For an employment contract containing such clauses, please see the Office Worker/Administrative Employment Contract - Restrictive Covenants.

The Pensions Act 2014 introduced a new state pension for people reaching state pension age on or after 6 April 2016, replacing the previous basic state pension and additional state pension and ending contracting out for defined-benefit schemes. This employment contract has been updated accordingly with the removal of the clause referring to the contracting out certificate.

The Office Worker/Administrative Employment Contract (Full Time) contains the following clauses:

1. General
2. Duties and Job Title
3. Date of Commencement/ Date of Continuous Employment
4. Hours of Work
5. Place of Work
6. Work outside the UK
7. Remuneration and Benefits
8. Collective Agreements
9. Holidays
10. Other paid leave
11. Training
12. Sickness Absence
13. Maternity and Paternity Rights
14. Pension
15. Non-Compulsory Retirement
16. Restrictions and Confidentiality
17. Mobility
18. Grievance procedures
19. Disciplinary procedures
20. Staff Handbook & Employment Policies
21. Termination of employment
22. Data Protection
23. Changes to Terms and Conditions of Employment
24. Governing Law

This Employment Contract is in open format. Fields should be completed where indicated.

Clauses with optional and alternative phrases

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