Employment law is the area of law regulating the relationship between employers and employees, including what employers can expect from employees, what employers can ask employees to do, and employees’ rights at work.
Here you’ll find information on the development of employment law, new and amended statutes and statutory rates as well as topic pages with resources covering the legal requirements, checks and processes involved in recruitment; the terms and conditions of employment; data protection; holidays, working hours and pay; health and safety regulations; maternity and parental rights; discrimination; discipline, grievance and dismissal procedures; whistleblowing; employment tribunals; TUPE; and redundancy.
Employment law topics
Employers: learn how to safely recruit within the law
Guidance on the legal issues surrounding the terms and conditions of employment
Information on determining a person’s employment status
Information to help employers comply with the Data Protection Act
Guidance on the employment legislation governing holiday entitlement and holiday pay
Guidance on working time and working time regulations
Understand UK laws on health, safety and stress at work, including employers' obligations
Guidance on maternity, paternity, adoption, shared parental leave and pay
Guidance on preventing disability discrimination in the workplace
Resources to help employers address race discrimination at work
Guidance on addressing religion and belief discrimination in the workplace
Resources to help employers address sexual orientation discrimination at work
Good-practice recommendations and guidance on bullying and harassment in the workplace
Understand the procedures needed to deal with difficulties in the workplace and employment relationship
Guidance on the legal issues surrounding whistleblowing in the workplace
Information on how employers can avoid problems when dismissing people, covering the termination of contract, unfair dismissal, wrongful dismissal and constructive dismissal
Information to help employers deal with employment tribunal claims
Guidance on the law protecting employees when a business changes owner
Learn how to manage redundancy effectively in the workplace
The incredibly popular CIPD Law on Tour returns to a location near you in October 2017. Attend one of our highly-engaging and fast-paced one-day workshops to ensure you’re up-to-date with the latest developments in the fast-moving world of employment law.