DescriptionThe most accessible and concise law textbook available for undergraduate and postgraduate students studying law for the first time.
- Written in a clear, engaging style specifically for non-lawyers
- Packed with interactive learning features that will consolidate your learning and get you exploring the subject in more depth
- Relates theory and law with real life practice, making the subject relevant
- Designed to impart you with the skills you need to study law successfully
New to this edition:
- Completely updated with the latest developments in employment law and in line with the latest CIPD requirements at UG and PG levels
- Questions throughout the text and end of chapter further reading
- Excellent tutor and student support sites
- Practical guidance on how to prepare for an employment tribunal
- Lecturer Guides
- Lecture slides
ContentsChapter 1: The Formation of Employment Law
Chapter 2: The Employment Tribunals and the Employment Appeals Tribunal
Chapter 3: Contract of Employment
Chapter 4: Atypical Contracts and the Variation of Contracts
Chapter 5: Individual Protection Rights
Chapter 6: Discrimination (1)
Chapter 7: Discrimination (2)
Chapter 8: Termination of Employment (1)
Chapter 9: Termination of Employment (2)
Chapter 10: Trade Union Legislation
Chapter 11: Privacy and Confidential Information
Chapter 12: Health and Safety Legislation
Chapter 13: Study Skills in Employment Law
Kathy teaches at Aston Business School. She is also a tutor on the Foundation, Intermediate and Advanced Certificate in Employment Law for the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development. She is a fellow of the CIPD. She is a lay member of the Employment Tribunals, sitting in Birmingham. Prior to these appointments she was a Senior Personnel Manager in the manufacturing sector.
ReviewsA clearly written and comprehensive introduction to Employment Law for non legal specialists. The writing style and layout enables the reader to relate legal principles to organisational practice and to reflect on their understanding of these issues.
- Paul Leonard, Senior Lecturer and Programme Leader, Northumbria University
A finely crafted and critical re-thinking of the normative discourse of Employment Law. The author¿s wide scope of knowledge, coupled with her engaging style of navigating in a sea of dynamic and progressive legal theory, makes this cogent edition both a reflective and expository addition to the HR and Business students¿ understanding of actual law within the labour market.
- Terrence Wendell Brathwaite, MPhil MA (E.U. Law) Chartered FCIM CISMM FRSA, Senior Lecturer, (International & Comparative Employment Law), Coventry Business School, Coventry University