Addleshaw Goddard

UK 200 2013 position: 23


Government publishes response to consultation on use of zero-hours contracts

The government has recently published its response to its consultation on the use of zero-hours contracts. The consultation received approximately 36,000 responses, which has resulted in the government’s response being issued in the form of a press release rather than a formal consultation response paper.

Significantly, the response confirms that the government will ban the use of ‘exclusivity clauses’ — which provide that the employee is not entitled to work for another employer…

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