Is it illegal to work without a contract in the UK?

Is it illegal to work without a contract in the UK?

No, not at all – any worker can work without a contract in the UK.

However, you may want to think twice before not issuing a contract

As an employer, a contract is the one piece of legal documentation that allows you to control your relationship between you and your employees.

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