Employment law regulates the relationship between employers and employees. It governs what employers can expect from employees, what employers can ask employees to do, and employees’ rights at work.

On these employment law topic pages below you’ll find information on the development of employment law, new and amended statutes and statutory rates, as well as 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.

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Employment law topics

About employment law

Access information on recent and forthcoming legislation, statutory rates, as well as resources explaining how employment law is made and the court system

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Dismissal

Information on how employers can avoid problems when dismissing people, covering the termination of contract, unfair dismissal, wrongful dismissal and constructive dismissal

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