The Department for Business, Innovation & Skills has published up to date guidance on zero hours contracts which includes what they are, how they affect employment rights and appropriate use and best practice.
This guidance provides further information on zero hours contracts and how they should be used. It explains what they are and includes information on:
• employment rights
• appropriate use
• inappropriate use
• best practice
• exclusivity clauses.
Please find below a link to see this guidance
31 October 2015