Appointment Orders – 20th August – 60 Min Compliance Webinar


Chennai, August 20, 2020: Aparajitha Corporate Services Private Limited, the country’s no.1 company for Regulation and Statutory Compliance, today organised a ’60 Minutes Compliance’ webinar to discuss the procedures and importance of drafting an appointment order.

The webinar was aimed at explaining the need for utmost proficiency in drafting these orders, alongwith the awareness of the clauses and their implications. The session also highlighted the mandatory and optional clauses.

Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Nagaraj Krishnan, Managing Director, Aparajitha Corporate Service Private Limited said, “An appointment order is a legally binding document that confirms that an organisation has offered a position to an employee and they have accepted the terms and agreement in exchange for a salary. It is imperative for any appointment order to go into great details of what is expected of the new employee and the role she / he will play in the company. This letter is a binding document and should contain all the information necessary for an employee to begin working for the company. Today’s session is aimed at covering and educating about the important aspects of an appointment order, right from the drafting and issuance to using it in necessary times to formally rectify or take action on any breach.”

The topics that were emphasised and covered in the webinar were:

Laws / Contracts which govern service conditions
Is a written appointment order necessary?
Concept of Employment keeping in mind the relevance for:
– Employer

– Employee

– Contract of Employment

The Various ingredients of a valid contract
– Offer

– Acceptance

– Capacity of parties to contract

– Consensus-ad-idem

– Consideration

– Legalities and

– Possibilities of Performance

Other points that were also covered were – Characteristics of Basic pay and the different allowances, Whether ( statutory ) bonus can be paid on monthly basis, Case laws on execution on bonds, case laws on post-employment restrictions, Clause on Automatic termination / Abandonment, notice period/resignations – contractually period and non-contractual period etc.

The webinar, which saw participation by 755 plus individuals comprising of HR professionals and senior level personnel from Corporates across various industry sectors, was moderated and addressed by Mr. K. Varadan, Chief Consultation Officer, Aparajitha Corporate Services Private Limited.