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Buachaill, Barrister
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I wonder if you could kindly help me. I work for

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Hello. i wonder if you could kindly help me.
I work for a company called Anglophiles Academic. We employ a lot of temp summer staff. EFL teachers and Activity leaders for our summer camps. These people work for us for 2 to 6 weeks only.
my question is, how long are we required by UK law to keep a paper copy of their contracts on file.
many thanks for your kind help.
JP Morris
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Buachaill replied 2 years ago.
1. The HMRC require you to keep records for a minimum of five years after the end of the tax year wherein the taxable event occurred. So I would suggest that you adopt apolicy of keeping all relevant employment contracts for a period of at least six years and possibly seven, just in case something might arise subsequently.