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New rules for fixed term contracts


23 November 2023

From 6 December 2023, new rules apply to the use of fixed term contracts.An employee on a fixed term contract is employed for a specific period.The changes include new rules about:•    how long fixed term contracts can be•    extending fixed term contracts•    offering new contracts that are substantially similar to previous contracts.There are some exceptions to these rules that apply. Learn more at New rules for fixed term contracts.

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