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Part-time Employment Contract


The Part-time Employment Contract – does exactly what it says on the tin!

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 Employment Contract covers the requirements of a Standard Form Section One Statement. This contract complies with these requirements and must be provided to the employee or worker by day one of employment.

Many employers have positions that do not require the employee to work 8 hours a day, 5 days a week, or wish to retain skilled workers who want or need to reduce their working hours. Likewise, many employees can see the benefit in working fewer hours a day or week because of family responsibilities or in order to pursue social or recreational pursuits.

This contract is for use when the employee is working agreed hours on fixed days in a week. If the employee is employed on a more flexible basis, please see the Zero Hours or Casual Worker contracts.

This contract takes into account the requirement to provide part time workers with the same rates of pay and benefits as full time workers on a pro rata basis.

The Working Time Regulations 1998 state that workers whose working day is six hours or longer must be granted a rest break during the working day of at least 20 minutes. This contract offers alternative clauses depending on whether or not the employee is entitled to a rest break.

The “Duties” clause allows you to state the duties and responsibilities of the role. Alternatively, you can just state that the duties and responsibilities are ‘as determined by the Company from time to time’ - or simply refer to a separate ‘Job Description’.

This Part-time Employment Contract includes the following clauses:

  1. General 
  2. Employee Name, Address and Duties 
  3. Date of Commencement 
  4. Place of Work 
  5. Work outside of the UK.
  6. Hours of Work 
  7. Remuneration and Benefits 
  8. Holidays 
  9. Other paid leave. 
  10. Training
  11. Sickness Absence 
  12. Pension. 
  13. Maternity and Paternity Rights 
  14. Non-Compulsory Retirement 
  15. Restrictions and Confidentiality 
  16. Collective Agreements 
  17. Grievance Procedure  
  18. Disciplinary Procedure 
  19. Data Protection 
  20. Changes to Terms and Conditions of Employment 
  21. Severability 
  22. Governing Law and Jurisdiction 
  23. Right to Work in the UK

This contract is in open format. Either enter the requisite details in the highlighted fields or adjust the wording to suit your purposes.

Clauses with optional and alternative phrases 
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