As a worker, you have various statutory rights including:

  • The right to the national minimum wage / national living wage
  • Not to suffer detriment for exercising rights in respect of the national minimum wage / national living wage
  • Protection against unlawful deduction from wages
  • Working Time Regulation provisions in relation to paid annual leave, rest breaks and maximum, working week
  • Not to suffer detriment for exercising rights in respect of the Working Time Regulations
  • Right not to suffer discrimination
  • Not to suffer less favourable treatment due to part time worker rights
  • Right to be accompanied at disciplinary or grievance hearings
  • Not to suffer a detriment for exercising the right to be accompanied at disciplinary hearing or grievance hearing.

As an employee, you have various statutory rights including:

  • Statutory Sick Pay
  • Statutory maternity, paternity, adoption and shared parental leave and pay
  • Minimum notice periods if their employment will be ending, e.g. if an employer is dismissing them
  • Protection against unfair dismissal
  • The right to request flexible working
  • Time off for emergencies
  • Statutory Redundancy Pay

Some of these rights require a minimum length of continuous employment before an employee qualifies for them.

There are five main types of employment status:

  • Employee
  • Worker
  • Self Employed
  • Director
  • Office Holder
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