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Terms of Employment

The Terms of Employment (Information) Acts 1994 & 2001, require employers to provide employees with a written statement of terms of employment. This is generally taken to mean a contract of employment and there are very specific items, apart from hours of work, remuneration, title/position, which need to be included.

ISME Members have full access to the following templates of contracts of employment:

  • Template Full-Time Contract
  • Template Part-Time Contract
  • Template Fixed-Term Contract

Other elements of employment for which specific legislation has been enacted, and for which further information, is available for:

  • Agency and Temporary Workers
  • Part-Time Workers
  • The Employment of Children & Young Persons
  • Fixed-Term Employees

ISME Members also have access to a comprehensive template Employee handbook containing a range of policies and procedures relevant to their business here. It includes detailed grievance and discipline procedures, social media, mobile phone usage, company car, bullying and harassment, dress (code of conduct) and alcohol and drugs policies amongst many others:

If you are an ISME member you can access all employment law and HR information here