A ban on exclusivity clauses from zero hour contracts have come into force.
Under the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill, employers are not allowed to stop their employees from working for anyone else.
“Zero hours contracts can provide important flexibility for store owners and employees,” said James Lowman, chief executive of ACS. “But we support plans to remove exclusivity clauses from zero hour contracts and will work with retailers on the best employment options for their staff.”
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