Advice leaflet - Varying a contract of employment
Changes occur in working relationships for all kinds of reasons but problems can be avoided or resolved through discussion, with agreed changes being recorded in writing.
The Advice leaflet - Varying a contract of employment [165kb] is intended to give general guidance about the main legal considerations which may arise when employers or employees wish to change (or amend) the terms of a contract of employment between them.
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.
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