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Acas offers guidance for young people going straight into work after A-levels

Makbool Javaid

Acas has launched new guidance for young people who want to go straight into work after receiving their A-Level results which explains the basics around workplace rights. The guidance is provided under the following headings: (i) How much do I get paid for doing my job? (ii) What do I need to know before I start my job? (iii) Do I get breaks and time off? and, (iv) What’s gig working and what are zero hours contracts? Acas also has advice for employers on employing young and new workers and settling them into the workplace.

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