Zero-Hours Contracts – Are they a good option for your company?      

08 September 2016 | UK - 1300 BST

The use of zero-hours contracts can be controversial and has attracted negative media coverage for many high profile companies – either with their own workforce, or within their supply chain.

This webinar will explore the risks of zero-hours contracts, including reputation, continuity and safety. It will help you to understand in what circumstances zero-hours contracts are a viable option - and how to use them correctly to manage risk

Key Takeaways:

  • Identifying zero-hours contracts
  • Managing the risk of using zero-hours contracts
  • Your company's obligations to individuals on zero-hours contracts

Featured Speaker:


Matt Fraser, Employment Solicitor of Freeths

Matt is a Solicitor at national leading law firm Freeths LLP.  Matt has experience of acting for a range of clients in relation to contentious and non-contentious employment matters. Matt provides commercial and pragmatic legal advice with clients’ key business objectives in mind.  



Rhys Bush, Regional Vice President of Avetta

Rhys Bush is Regional Vice President for Avetta. He is responsible for implementation of commercial and operational strategy, leading a multi-discipline, multi-lingual team. His focus is on development of blue-chip client relationships that add value to all supply chain stakeholders. Rhys has 20 years of experience in B2B consulting and SaaS technology within the supply chain risk management field.



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Avetta (formerly PICS) provides a cloud-based supply chain risk management platform. Our global solution is uniquely designed to connect the world’s leading organizations with qualified suppliers, driving sustainable growth. Our SaaS subscription software is used by 50,000 active customers in 100 countries. We build trustworthy bonds through responsive technology and human insight. Our process is collaborative, and our global reach is complemented by our local expertise. Over 300 of the world’s biggest organizations depend on Avetta to align their supply chains to sustainable business practices.

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Freeths LLP is a national law firm, with a team of over 700 operating from offices in Birmingham, Derby, Leeds, Leicester, London, Manchester, Milton Keynes, Nottingham, Oxford, Sheffield and Stoke on Trent, providing a wide range of legal services to commercial and private clients. We are providing legal service for the real world.

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