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Contracts of employment - further information and support

Contracts of employment - related training

Acas run practical training courses to equip managers, supervisors and HR professionals with the necessary skills to deal with employment relations issues and to create more productive workplace environments.

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Contracts and terms and conditions - Acas business solutions

We can visit your organisation to help you understand what needs to be done to address a range of issues related to contracts and hours and then work with you to develop practical solutions.

We can help you with developing terms and conditions of employment and we can help with introducing shift systems, flexible working and annualised hours. Acas also helps organisations effectively manage the HR implications of acquisitions or mergers.

Find out more on Contracts and hours: how Acas can help.

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We also have helpful modules on the Acas Model Workplace, which are free to access and use. Acas can also provide advisory services (see Contracts and hours: how Acas can help) and training on Contracts and terms and conditions in this area. If your organisation would benefit from more tailored business solutions, contact us through our Customer contact form.

Tools and resources

You can find a template for a word  Written Statement of Employment [53kb] in our Hiring staff section of the Useful templates for letters, forms and checklists. If you are still unsure about what to include in a written statement of terms and conditions or contract, Acas provides Training courses across the country which will provide the information you need and answer any questions you may have.