Is a verbal job offer legal? | Acas

If someone offers you a job verbally, is it legally binding? Acas Helpline advisor Louise explains the legal basis of verbal contracts. http://www.acas.org.uk/index.aspx?articleid=1577 Changing or varying a contract http://www.acas.org.uk/index.aspx?articleid=3971 Acas [http://www.acas.org.uk/index.aspx?articleid=1461]: Help and advice for employers and employees Acas advice and guidance [http://www.acas.org.uk/index.aspx?articleid=1339] Acas tools and resources [http://www.acas.org.uk/index.aspx?articleid=1340] Acas training and business solutions [http://www.acas.org.uk/index.aspx?articleid=2031] Acas Helpline Online [http://www.acas.org.uk/index.aspx?articleid=4489] Acas publications [http://www.acas.org.uk/index.aspx?articleid=608] Contact Acas [http://www.acas.org.uk/index.aspx?articleid=1410] [Social media icons] Twitter Facebook Linkedin Keep up to date on UK workplace issues: sign up to the Acas Newsletter [https://obs.acas.org.uk/subscription/]

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