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The Benefit of Temporary Contracts in the Scientific Industry31 May, 20235 Minutes
What is Temporary Employment?There are two types of temporary employment. The first i...
What is Temporary Employment?
There are two types of temporary employment. The first is fixed term and the second is temporary.
Fixed term: A fixed-term agreement involves an individual being hired under a contract that specifies the duration of their employment. This could be any time frame but typically ranges from around 1 month to a year. This type of contract is often used when a company has a specific task that needs to be completed in a set time frame or to cover a set leave of absence, such as maternity cover.
Temporary contracts: This is on a more informal basis and can be referred to as a "zero-hours contract" or "casual contract." It doesn’t usually require a specific, contractual agreement and can be used for a one-off, short period of work or a specified number of hours a week focusing on a particular task until its completion. This type of work isn’t as common as a fixed-term contract, but can still be beneficial for employers and employees.
What is the Benefit of a Temporary Contract?