This member-only guide has been written by Stephen Taylor, Chief CIPD Examiner and Senior Lecturer in Human Resource Management, Exeter University Business School. It is primarily intended for tutors and students studying the employment law module of CIPD’s Advanced Level Qualifications. Those studying the CIPD’s Intermediate Level Qualifications and HR practitioners may also find it useful.

The law is stated as at 14 August 2018.

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