What Is Their Notice Period If They Don’t Have A Contract?

Notice Period If They Don’t Have A Contract

When it comes to employment law and notice periods, one of the most common questions we’re asked is ‘what is their notice period if they don’t have a contract?’.

Of course, any worker you hire has rights under employment law, and employers also have rights when it comes to people leaving the business.

If you’ve got any staff members who are working without a contract, and you haven’t discussed a notice period and don’t have anything in writing…

Then you should expect the employee to give at least 1 week’s notice.

They may work a longer notice period but legally, they don’t have to – unless you’ve agreed to a longer notice period.

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