Probationary period FREE guide


Probationary periods are there to protect you as an employer, right? It gives you and your new hire the chance to see if they’re a good fit for the role in the long-term.

While new hires in their probationary periods are exempt from some statutory employment rights, there’s still plenty of employment rights that apply from day one.

Not sure if you’ve got the details, right? This free checklist, designed by our Supplier Member; Citation, sets out the most important employment rights and whether they apply during the probationary period. It covers:

  • Statutory Sick Pay (SSP)
  • Redundancy
  • The right to request flexible working
  • Statutory and ordinary maternity leave
  • Annual leave

And much more! Get your head around probationary periods in minutes by downloading your FREE checklist today!


Want to pass your HR & Employment Law headaches to someone else? That’s what Citation is here for. With their 24/7 advice line, you can get bespoke support on any of the topics above and much more. They’ll also review or create all your key documentation -like contracts and policies – to help you conquer compliance and unlock business growth.

Simply give them a call on 0345 844 1111 to get one step ahead and stay compliant.

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