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ZERO-HOURS CONTRACTS: Exclusivity clauses ban

28 November 2014  

David Widdowson outlines concerns about the government’s proposals to prevent employers from evading the prohibition on exclusivity clauses

In the summer of 2013, zero-hours contracts (ZHCs) became something of a political football following the significant upward revision of the Office of National Statistics’ figures for the number of UK employees working under these arrangements. A year later, in August 2014, the government published its response to its initial consultation document on the issue.

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