Your employer should provide you with an employment contract. An employment contract is important because it’s an agreement between you and your employer, and sets out your employment conditions, rights, responsibilities, duties and things like holidays, notice period, how to deal with a grievance, disciplinary procedures and sick pay.

The contract can be a useful tool for sorting out any disagreements or disputes, as it’s a record of what you and your employer have agreed and can be used to clear up any misunderstandings



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