Office holders definition

What does Office holders mean?

A person who is engaged by the employer as an office holder, for example a Director of a Board.

The status of a person as an office holder is not an employee for the purposes of employment legislation. His/her rights and duties are governed by Company Act legislation and the office he holds. It is typical for the employer to enter into a separate contract of employment (normally a service agreement) to employ him/her as an employee.

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Office holders is referenced 4 in Halsbury's Laws of England

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