Workers Rights

When you employ people, it is important to be aware of their workers’ rights, to protect both them and your business.  

If you are not sure what these rights are or who is classed as a ‘worker’ then Worcestershire Business Central has put together some useful information for employers below. Fo more information call us on 01905 677 888 and we can direct you to the most helpful resources.

Basic Employment Rights for a Worker

Workers are entitled to certain employment rights, for example:


Getting minimum wage


Receiving statutory minimum level of paid holiday


Protection against unlawful wages deduction


Protection against unlawful discrimination

Workers may also be entitled to Statutory Sick Pay, Statutory Maternity or Paternity Pay or Statutory Adoption Pay. Even those who do casual or irregular work for you, may be entitled to certain employment rights.

Need More Information?

Further information on Workers’ Rights can be found on the GOV.UK siteOr call the Worcestershire Business Central team.

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