Are zero hour contracts legal in the UK?

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Yes, more information can be found here. Zero hour contracts are known as casual contracts. 

What is a zero hour contract in the UK?

Zero hour contracts are known as casual contracts and can be used to:

  • Call a worker when you need them
  • You do not have to give them work
  • They do not have to work when asked

Can I just leave a zero hour contract?

You are not required to give notice to leave for a zero hour contract, you can choose not to work. 

What rights do you have on a zero hour contract?

On a zero hour contract you have the following rights:

  • Right to statutory annual leave
  • National Minimum Wage

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