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Changing an employee's role and responsibilities

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Last updated on 13 June 2016
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Can an employee's role and responsibilities be changed? We outline advice from ACAS and unions on changing the responsibilities of staff members, and dealing with situations where an employee does not agree to the change or where a contract contains mistakes.

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  1. 1 Changing an employee's role and responsibilities
  2. 2 The process of changing an employee's role and responsibilities
  3. 3 Employees who do not want to change roles
  4. 4 Changing a role due to an incorrect contract being issued

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