Understanding employment contracts

Written by: UCAS
Published on: 24 Feb 2021

Congratulations, you got the job! When you start working, there should be a contract between you and your employer – this covers your basic rights at work and the terms of your employment.

Head to ucas.com for a guide to:

  • what might be included in your employment contract
  • how your rights are affected by your employment status
  • what to do if you have a complaint or there’s been a breach of contract

Understanding employment contracts