Zero hours contracts: ACAS discussion paper

zero hours - hand holding timer showing zeroWhat do we already know?

In our October and December 2013 Newsletters we discussed the debate on zero hours contracts and let you know that the Government launched a Consultation on this in December 2013. For more detail see our updates here.

What’s new?

ACAS has published a discussion paper, Give and take? Unravelling the true nature of zero-hours contracts available here. This analyses queries related to zero-hours contracts received through the ACAS Helpline and looks at recent research and statistics which indicate that the number of individuals employed on zero-hours contracts with no guaranteed minimum hours has gone up.